NEW ZEALAND: Sister Nations' Spat

Months of bickering between two sister dominions ended in an ominous quarrel last week when Sister New Zealand said in effect: "

Sister Canada, from now on you are a foreign nation to me—so there!"

New Zealand's spokesman was of course her potent Hon. George William Forbes, Premier, Finance Minister, Minster of External Affairs, Minister of Customs, Minister of Stamp Duties and Minister in charge of Public Trust, Legislative, State Advances, Land and Income Tax. Scientific and Industrial Research and High Commissioner's Departments. As one competent to speak with authority about almost anything, Mr. Forbes postulated the impossibility of reaching an...

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