Foreign News Notes, Jun. 2, 1924

Empire Day (May 24), birthday of Queen Victoria, and since 1903 a patriotic holiday, passed off with the usual parades and numerous renditions of Rule Britannia and God Save the King. The following Sunday, a great thanksgiving service was held in the stadium of the British Empire Exhibition. King George and Queen Mary attended in state; numerous symbolic processions filed past them; one was led by the Archbishop of Canterbury and some half dozen Bishops.

In the Chapel of Henry VII at Westminster Abbey, the ancient ceremony of "redeeming the sword" was held by...

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