CANADA: King's Commoner

In a master stroke of Empire tact, His Majesty's Government last week gave Canada its first commoner for Governor-General. Canadians have grown heartily weary of the King.'s man they have now, dull, finical Vere Brabazon Ponsonby, ninth Earl of Bessborough. Last week Governor-General Bessborough, wife & daughter were in western Canada on a "farewell tour." By all etiquet, his successor should not have been named until after Bessborough finishes presiding at the King's Silver Jubilee ceremonies in Canada. But George V's popularity in his dominions is more important to the Government than...

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