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Teatime Switch

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In the crowded knickknack splendor of Buckingham Palace one day last week Queen Mary's costly phalanx" of long case clocks marked a fateful teatime. James Ramsay MacDonald's last hour as Prime Minister was striking.

Imperceptibly the silver-haired, silver-tongued Evangelist-politician's popularity has ebbed away. The throng which gathered to see him quit No. 10 Downing St. after a longer tenure of power than any other Prime Minister since Mr. Asquith consisted last week of exactly ten frumpy women—the type that can be seen in London waiting for the emergence of any...

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