CANADA: 5 -- 2 Equaled 8

5 — 2 Equaled 8

In British politics, whether at home or in the Dominions, the Prime Minister springs a general election at a time most propitious for him and his party. Two months ago, Ontario's Premier, the Hon. Mitchell Frederick ("Mitch") Hepburn, self-styled C. I. O.-hater and loud-mouthed critic of President Roosevelt, decided to trust his political fate to the favorable reaction sweeping over his Province as a result of an industrial boom, called for a general election.

Elected in 1934, with a five-year mandate, "Mitch's" Liberal Government still had two years...

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