CANADA: Mackenzie King Wins

As everybody had expected, Prime Minister William Lyon Mackenzie King's Liberal Party won last week's Dominion election hands down. But nobody had expected such a rout as Mackenzie King's enemies suffered. Conservative Leader Robert J. Manion lost his seat, was expected soon to lose his leadership. In Ontario, where blustery Premier Mitchell Hepburn had precipitated the election by knifing his leader in the back (TIME, Feb. 5), the Liberals won 55 seats against 25 for the Conservatives, and Mitch was so discredited that his retirement seemed also in order. Quebec returned Minister...

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