Canada at War: POLITICS,ONTARIO: P.M.'s Opponent

POLITICS

Prime Minister William Lyon Mackenzie King was going to meet opposition after all. Dr. Richard Monahan, 64, a lean, red-haired man with an un-Canadian impulse to throw away $1,000, announced that he would run in the Glengarry, Ont. by-election called for Aug. 6 to give Mr. King a seat in Parliament.

Opposition parties had stood aside to let Mr. King slide comfortably into the Glengarry seat after his defeat in Prince Albert, Sask., in the June 11 general election. To Dr. Monahan, no more a resident of Glengarry than the Prime Minister, this procedure seemed too cut & dried. Said he:...

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