Foreign News: Laughing Man

At Wellington, capital of far-off New Zealand, Death came to William Ferguson Massey, for close on 13 years Prime Minister. He was a laughing man—one of the most genial that ever entered the public life of that Dominion. Mr. Massey was born at Limavady, County Derry, Ireland, 69 years ago; and at the age of 14 went to rejoin his parents in New Zealand, where they had moved eight years before. The embryo statesman became a farmer and, more to the point, a prosperous farmer. He entered Parliament in 1894, the next year...

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