British Commonwealth of Nations: Barred from Canada

International jurists elevated an eyebrow. Students of the validity of human testimony jotted an additional note or two. The Manhattan-edited Chicago-printed weekly, Liberty, was "permanently" barred from Canada, "because it is publishing a series of articles concerning King Edward VII, Queen Alexandra and the present Prince of Wales which are misrepresentations and libelous." Thereupon the persons immediately concerned flatly contradicted one another, as follows:

Mr. George H. Boivin, Canadian Minister of Customs and Excise: "The article complained of is a very libelous one concerning the Queen...

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