Foreign News: Empire Notes

Jocularly Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin assured a huge caucus of women at London, last week, that Parliament will shortly enact the long awaited bill extending suffrage downward from women over 30 to young women who have topped 21 (TIME, Feb. 20). Said the Prime Minister, playfully indicating Home Secretary Sir William ("Jix") Joynson-Hicks who will pilot the bill: "He is the Joshua who shall lead you into the promised land."

Professor Harold J. Laski, famed political economist, released last week at London statistics showing that for the past century and a quarter 60% of all British Cabinet members have been hereditary...

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