COMMONWEALTH: Black Cloud

(British Commonwealth of Nations)

Two events of great significance occurred, last week, in connection with the Indian Empire:

1) Earl Reading, Viceroy and Governor General of India, arrived in England on leave of absence to confer with the Secretary of State for India, Lord Birkenhead. It is the first time in history that a Viceroy has left India during his term of office.

2) General Sir William Birdwood, the famous commander of the Anzac (Australian-New Zealand Army Corps) Division in the War, was transferred from command of the Northern Army, promoted to...

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