Foreign News: Empire Notes

Clattered smartly into Dublin, last week, a troop of mounted infantry, escorting His Majesty's newly appointed Governor General of the Irish Free State, James McNeill, who has been for the past four years Free State High Commissioner at London (TIME, Dec. 26 et ante).

Alighting at Leinster House (Parliament), His Excellency soon stood respectfully in the presence of Free State Chief Justice Hugh Kennedy who solemnly administered the Governor General's oath of office in both English and Gaelic. Thereafter unassuming Governor & Mrs. Mc-Neill quietly took up their residence in Phoenix Park, Dublin, at...

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