The January Honor List was a disappointing affair. It had been prophesied that the Marquis Curzon of Kedleston, British Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, would receive a dukedom, but nothing of the sort occurred.
The following are the most conspicuous of the men who were honored:
Baron Inchcape became a viscount. Lord Inchcape is Chairman of the Peninsula and Oriental, and the British India Steam Navigation Companies. He has considerable interests in India and is a well known banker. He is 71 years of age.
Sir Charles John...