Foreign News: Labor Loses One!

In their small, gilded chamber at Westminster early last week, peers heard a favorite Socialist boast repeated. White-haired Viscount Addison, Laborite leader of the House of Lords, exulted: "It is a remarkable fact—indeed it is an unprecedented fact—that this government, with their large majority in the House of Commons, after two and a half years have not lost a single by-election."

Two days later, in the Glasgow slum of Camlachie, men in grimy cloth caps and women in shawls trudged out to vote. Result: Conservative Charles McFarlane, a black-browed hardware manufacturer, squeaked to a 395-vote victory over Labor's John M. Inglis, an...

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