IRISH FREE STATE: End of an Oath?

The Irish Press, organ of Eamon de Yalera who has just won the Irish election (TIME, Feb. 29), accused President Cosgrave of the Irish Free State last week of plotting to remain in power by a military coup d'état. That he was so plotting the President hotly denied. Nothing short of a coup d'état could keep Victor de Valera from becoming President by legal vote of the Dail, agreed Irishmen last week. Englishmen have been saying that "de Valera's hands will be tied." Even as President, he would have a majority in the...

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