Foreign News: Children of the Chimney

Heavily backed by Laborites and such ardent humanitarians as Lady Nancy Astor, a Government Education bill for raising the minimum school age from 14 to 15 years came before the House of Commons last week. Up to oppose it stood another noble lady, political junior but social senior to Lady Astor, Her Grace the Duchess of Atholl.

Born Katharine Marjory Ramsay, the Duchess of Atholl, musician and lawn tennist, has been a Member of Parliament since 1923. Among her accomplishments are the organization of the Perthshire District Nurse Associations; the composition, for pianoforte, of Song-Flowers from A Child's Garden of Verses; and...

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