Foreign News: Cuckoo

Even news of a royal prince—H. R. H. the Duke of Gloucester—was subordinated last week to the following item which London's august Times placed prominently at the head of its daily column "News In Brief": The cuckoo was heard on Monday morning in the coppices at Coombe Hill, Surrey. Two items down appeared an intimation that the Duke of Gloucester, third son of His Majesty George V, had consented to become the Patron of a charitable institute. Provokingly mysterious and stimulating to alert imaginations was a third gem of news, the eighth in...

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