Of the eight parliamentary by-elections held in Britain since the Munich Deal of three months ago, the most exciting was staged last week in the backward Scottish agricultural constituency of West Perth and Kinross. There Her Grace, the wealthy, 64-year-old Duchess of Atholl stood for re-election on a straight platform of 100% opposition to Prime Minister Chamberlain's policy of dealing with dictators. Long a sharp-tongued critic of Mr. Chamberlain's foreign policy, the Duchess, one of the brainiest women in British politics, has been tagged with such sobriquets as "Red Kitty"...

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