IRISH FREE STATE: Soldier's Song

Just as though the Free State's squabbles with Britain had never arisen and Eamon de Valera had never been born, 884 of the finest horses in the world delicately chomped their oats in Dublin last week and tripped round & round the paddock in parti-colored flannel blankets. It was the opening of the Dublin Horse Show, greatest event in the Irish social season and an annual magnet for scores of U. S. sportsmen on their way north for Scotland, Aug. 12 and grouse.

More sensitive than the horses, Dubliners went to some lengths to...

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