Foreign News: Cystitis

A man whose bladder has become inflamed by germs is said to have cystitis. Last week Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Snowden's physician told him that he had cystitis.

"The bacterial invasion of the bladder," it was announced, "is due to influenza germs." Sir John Thomson-Walker, the Harley Street expert who was called in, said that Mr. Snowden must remain abed for "some weeks."

This will probably mean that the Prime Minister will have to present the Chancellor of the Exchequer's budget to the House of Commons, a variation from accepted practice for which there...

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