Foreign News: Strickland Spanked

Maltese Catholics were amazed last week that Baron Strickland of Sizergh Castle is still Premier of Malta, amazed and expectant that King George would at once remove Lord Strickland.

Two years ago the Maltese Question boiled up so hot that it took in effect the form: Will Maltese obey the King-Emperor's Premier in Malta or will they obey the Maltese clergy? Secession from the Empire was openly talked by Maltese zealots who talked of joining the Papal State.

Last week a British Royal Commission headed by Lord Askwith (not Asquith) released in London a report...

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