10 APRIL 1936, Page 3

In the division that followed the Government mustered 861 of

their followers. This did not satisfy the Govern- ment Whips, who noted with some concern that there were many abstentions. The Government is still in rough water, but any stories of immediate shipwreck can be discounted. Those who imagine that Mr. Baldwin will.surrender to the storm do not know Mr. Baldwin. Hostility, particularly if it is personal, calls forth in hitn unexpected reserves of strength.