CANADA: Bessborough & Miss Mildred

"I, Vere Brabazon, Earl of Bessborough, do swear that I will be faithful and bear true allegiance to His Majesty King George V, his heirs and successors, according to law, so help me God."

So swearing in Halifax last week, an Englishman six ft. two in. tall, pale and of distinguished bearing, assumed the office of Governor General of the Dominion of Canada, to which he was appointed two months ago (TIME, Feb. 16).

Up to Lord Bessborough stepped Secretary of State Charles Hazlitt Cahan, proffering a massive object. After grasping it for the...

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