Foreign News: Cuckooed Conservative

In Scotland April Fooling is called "hunting the gowk" (cuckoo). Last week on All Fool's Day His Majesty's Loyal Opposition in the House of Commons made of Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin a prime cuckoo.

Incident arose from an utterly inconsequential resolution by Ellen C. Wilkinson, author of Why War?, calling on the Government to pay women the same salaries as men in the lower grades of the Civil Service. In the course of the desultory debate, M. P.'s indebted to the women's vote and reluctant to sponsor openly the Government's thesis that British...

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