Foreign News: Irish Threats

Although the return's of the Irish Free State election (TIME, June 20) have left President William T. Cosgrave still at the head of the largest single party in the Bail, he threatened last week to refuse to carry on as President (Premier).

Mr. Cosgrave's purpose was to force the split factions of famed Eamonn de Valera and Miss Mary MacSwiney to join forces and enter the Dail. This they have refused to do, alleging their unwillingness to take the oath of fealty to George V, required of every deputy before he can legally take...

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