IRISH FREE STATE: No Fear!

Intent on driving out of the Irish Free State the oath of allegiance to King George, President Eamon de Valera was heartened last week by news that in London the House of Commons was squabbling over a bill to abolish its own Oath of Allegiance to His Majesty.

"That such a bill should even be discussed in the Commons," stormed Sir Gerald Hurst, Conservative M. P., "is a disgrace and a disaster!"

Paradoxically the now minute Independent Labor Party which last week brought in the anti-oath bill used to be the party of James...

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