Canada: NEWFOUNDLAND: No Union Now

Like cullers grading a catch of salt cod for market, Newfoundland's National Convention sifted forms of government. The 45 members (TIME, July 8) drew their $10 to $15 a day apiece, and took their time. For six months they bickered and bantered on everything from relief to roads, from fish to politics. Then last month the Convention decided that it needed more information. It picked a six-man delegation to talk over with the British Government 1) a return to full self-governing dominion status, or 2) a retention of the present seven-man Commission of Government. Then it appointed a second delegation...

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