Foreign News: Labor's Day

A British weekend in the country lasts from Friday to Monday. It is a pleasant though dull national custom. But guests from Town last weekend had plenty to talk about. Britain's "dullest election within the memory of living man" had dragged out its serpentine length and finally, suddenly snapped a cracker off its tail. Contrary to expert expectations,* final results snowed Labor with the greatest number of seats in the House of Commons.

Seats. Of the 615 House of Commons seats, 607 were contested, one election was deferred because of a candidate's death.


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