CANADA: Humbug Between Friends

Tense though relations were last week between George V and Australia's Prime Minister Scullin (see p. 17), they were tenser still between the MacDonald Government and Canada's Richard Bedford Bennett. The Canadian Prime Minister returned to London last week from Paris where he had been feted (TIME, Dec. 8). During his absence the word "humbug" had been applied in the House of Commons by Secretary of State for the Dominions James Henry ("Jim") Thomas to the proposals which Mr. Bennett made at the opening of the Imperial Conference (TIME, Oct. 20). Back...

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