Pomp of Impotence

COMMONWEALTH (British Commonwealth of Nations)

Half a million golden pounds ($2,433,000) were spent to provide, last week in London, a welcome for Ahmed Fuad I, King of Egypt.

His Majesty crossed the Channel from France in a British warship, escorted by five destroyers and five airplanes. Edward of Wales met him at Dover, and they traveled swiftly by special train to Victoria Station, London. There the King-Emperor and Premier Stanley Baldwin waited.

Few noticed that Premier Sarwat Pasha of Egypt stepped from the train only...

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