Foreign News: Earl v. Haberdasher

After taking thought, Great Britain added one Cubitt to Bermuda last week. Lieut. General Thomas Astley Cubitt was appointed Governor and Commander in Chief, succeeding Lieut.-General Sir Louis Jean Bols who died last September. Any other week this would have been great news in Bermuda, but last week Hamiltonians gave it scarcely a thought. In their midst for six hours was the Earl of Chester, otherwise H. R. H. Edward of Wales. His lanky younger brother Prince George was also present, but attracted little more attention than the coming Cubitt.

Twenty-four hours late, the...

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