Foreign News Notes, Jun. 9, 1924

One Major Frank Holmes, engineer, arrived in Baghdad to chat with the Sultan of Nejd about an oil concession to a British syndicate. He will make similar proposals to the Sultan of Koweit and King Faisal of Iraq.

A native weaver from the Gold Coast of West Africa was introduced to the King and then to the Queen. He understood the position of the King well enough, but that of the Queen was entirely a mystery. Colonel Levy, General Manager of the Exhibition, explained that she was "the King's missus."

The Manchester Guardian announced...

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