IRAQ: Free Bagdad

In odoriferous Bagdad last week Sir Francis Humphrys, British High Commissioner, courteously received a gladsome group of Iraq Cabinet Ministers who entered beaming in their beards.

Two pens scratched. In the name of His Majesty King George V, in the name of His Majesty King Feisal I of Iraq a treaty was signed and sealed with red wax splotches. By its terms the British mandate over Iraq will automatically expire when this little Arab State is accorded its scheduled admission into the League of Nations in 1932....

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