100 Years Ago

NEWS FROM 100 YEARS AGO : 17 April 1924

17 APRIL 1924

Ramsay MacDonald, the Prime Minister, stated that as regards to the Government’s foreign policy, he had never made any secret of his conviction that in any settlement Germany must play the part of a voluntarily co-operating nation.

The United States Senate adopted and reapproved by 71 votes to 4 votes the Japanese exclusion amendment to the Immigration Bill.

Negotiations took place in London for a settlement of the shipyard dispute, and a resumption in work was expected.