Foreign News: New Dominion

Southern Rhodesia accepted " Dominion Status " in the British Commonwealth of Nations on the 33rd anniversary of the occupation of Mashonaland (Sept. 12, 1890). Under another ordinance, Northern Rhodesia became a British Crown Colony.

Heretofore the entire territory of Rhodesia has been under the administration of the British South Africa Company, which held a Royal Charter dated Oct. 29, 1889. A choice of responsible government or the opportunity to incorporate with the Union of South Africa was given to the electors of Southern Rhodesia in October, 1922. They voted for separate Dominion Status.

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