Foreign News: Oxford's Chancellorship

Last week, Convocation met to elect a Chancellor. The Chancellorship, an honorary position of great dignity, became vacant on the death of Lord Curzon (TIME, Mar. 30). It was offered to Lord Milner, but he died before he could be installed (TIME, May 25). It was then decided to hold an election; and it appeared likely that the Earl of Oxford and Asquith—Premier H. H. Asquith, possibly the most distinguished of living Oxonians—would be chosen.

At the eleventh hour, another candidate appeared in the person of Lord Cave, the Lord High Chancellor of...

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