British Commonwealth of Nations: New Irish Party

When Eamonn (Edward) De Valera, Hispano-Gaelic* hothead, resigned from the presidency of Sinn Fein* (TIME, March 22), the world learned with surprise that there are hotter heads than his in the party, that they had voted down "his policies" 223 to 218.

Mr. De Valera's "policies" envisioned the entrance of the now abstaining Sinn Fein Deputies into the Dail Eireann (Irish Free State Lower House), "as soon as the Oath of Fealty to King George V [now required of all Irish M.P.'s] shall be abolished. . . . My purpose...

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