Foreign News: Protest for Democracy

There was to be a by-election at Eddisbury. A routine but necessary preliminary was a motion in the House of Commons, authorizing the Speaker to issue a writ for the by-election. Last week, when this motion was put, Sir Richard Acland popped up and made Eddisbury's by-election a national topic.

Turbulent Sir Richard is a British combination of Eugene V. Debs and Billy Sunday. He is also the evangelist of Britain's tiny but active Common Wealth Party. Said Sir Richard: "I rise to oppose this motion. I am aware that such a motion has never been opposed before. . . ."...

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