Foreign News: The New Statesman

In Birmingham, Candidate Norman Tiptaft (who is running for Parliament against five others) was commended to voters in the following endorsement:

"He knows why the kitchen sink should be built higher and slope down; he has washed up dishes at it hundreds of times. He knows about rations; he has cooked them. He can make a bed quicker than most people. Ladies: send Norman to Parliament. He will speak up for you there. Signed: Mrs. Norman Tiptaft."

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