ICELAND: Ice & Fire

Christian X, King of Denmark and Iceland, inspected with interest last fortnight at Copenhagen, the first Year Book of Iceland, published at the Icelandic Capital, Reykjavik, and ably edited by Snaebjorn. Jonsson, blond, curly-haired, strapping, virile, industrious Icelandic clerk and translator to the Danish Ministry of Industries.

Thumbing the slender volume, King Christian may well have reflected with warmth in his heart that he receives as King of Iceland some 60,000 kroner a year ($16,000) from his Icelandic subjects who thus retain their actual freedom while united, through the person of the...

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