Foreign News: Wales's Lean Spatfalls

At Colchester, Edward of Wales reviewed the First Battalion of the Middlesex Regiment, of which he is Colonel-in-Chief, last week. With buttons shined and a large sabre strapped to waist, he handed newly embroidered standards to two kneeling subalterns while the drums rolled. After these ceremonies he adjourned to the Town Hall to sup oysters at Colchester's annual Oyster Feast.

Owner of a fishery near Falmouth in Cornwall, Edward of Wales is a rival of Colchester. Loyally downing a dozen Colchester "natives," he spoke:

"Comparisons are odious, especially after I have partaken of your local...

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