The previous election, only 8 months before, had been held at King's request; an alternative government in the existing Parliament seemed possible. King resigned, and Conservative leader Arthur MEIGHEN was asked to form a government and did. The new government won 4 critical votes, including one of censure of the King government, but was defeated on a fifth. The House had now censured both governments; no alternative in the existing House was now possible. Byng granted Meighen a dissolution, and King won the ensuing election.
Author EUGENE A. FORSEY
Shawnadithit grew anxious waiting for her uncle, Longnon, to return to camp at the junction of Badger Brook and the Exploits River, deep in the wilds of Newfoundland...