Foreign News: Ishbel's Inn, Edith's Inkpot

The two women who have done most for James Ramsay MacDonald since the deaths of his mother and his wife were recovering in their own ways last week from the shock of his losing his seat in the House of Commons, though he retains a sinecure in the Cabinet (see above).

Daughter Ishbel decided to buy and run the 300-year-old Plow Inn hard by the official country home of the Prime Minister, Chequers—a piece of Scottish shrewdness which practically ensures her a steady clientele of statesmen just below the grade of those invited to sleep...

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