Citizens of the U. S. have forgotten with what dread their revolutionary ancestors heard that Newfoundland had been made the war base of the British fleet. Soon the harbor of St. Johns teemed with captured U. S. merchantmen. In those days George Washington worried about what was happening in Newfoundland. Last week it was George V who worried.

A sufficient cause for Royal qualms was the Newfoundland Parliamentary Election of last week. Swept out of power was Conservative Prime Minister Frederick Alderdice; and swept in was Liberal Sir Richard Anderson Squires. The "Liberality" of Sir Richard is such that...

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