British Commonwealth of Nations: Baldwin Speaks

COMMONWEALTH (British Commonwealth of Nations)

A million striking British coal miners (TIME, May 10, et seq.) all beginning to feel the pinch of living upon meagre union doles, awaited with anxious expectancy last week Premier Baldwin's long heralded address to the Commons outlining proposed legislation to end the strike.

Mr. Baldwin, compact, candid, assured, arose amid a portentous hush. Within five minutes Laborite M.P.'s were no more able to keep still than jumping beans upon a griddle. "Who forced this on you?" they shouted at the Premier. "This means a general election!"...

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