Foreign News: 1,000 Honors

Glad was the 68-year-old King-Emperor to do again last week something he had not done since he was 54.

Each New Year's Day, on advice of the Emperor's various Premiers, His Majesty rewards subjects of their choosing with peerages, baronetcies, knighthoods, stars, assorted ribbons. Wherever these are in brisk demand the Crown is safe enough. In 1919 Canada swung under the influence of her sturdy farmers and Liberals who scarcely love a lord. Their leader and longtime Premier, coarse & hearty Mr. William Lyon Mackenzie King, has taken the line that it is un-Canadian...

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