Foreign News: Sovereign's Dilemma

Grim forebodings and impish doubts beset, last week, the mind of George V, King & Emperor. The Church of England prayer book schism had suddenly yawned into a wide abyss. On which side stood the Sovereign? If on both, could he long maintain so wide a straddle? Leaders on both sides, harassed His Majesty, last week, by despatching hundreds of partisan appeals to the royal winter residence, Sandringham House, Norfolk. What to decide?

Doubtless there stirred in the Fifth George an acute consciousness that he owes his throne to the fact that the First...