Foreign News: Welshman's 50th

Jeff Davis died that year in New Orleans. A week later Robert Browning died. Jack the Ripper murdered his eighth victim, and Nellie Ely set sail around the world. The last of Bismarck's dangerously radical social legislation was passed. North and South Dakota, Washington and Montana were admitted to the U. S.

Two events which almost nobody noticed in the midst of all these were the birth in Braunau, Austria, of a boy-child and within a year the entrance into Parliament of a young Welshman—the son of a teacher in Pwllheli, the husband of...

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