Foreign News: Crown Crisis

In the House of Lords last week Baron Strickland of Sizergh Castle, Prime Minister of the Colony of Malta, complained most bitterly to his peers.

The Empire has come to a pretty pass, said Lord Strickland in effect, when the Secretary of State for the Colonies in London actually refuses to speak with the Prime Minister of a colony about a grave crisis in that colony!

Gouty peers could but snort their sympathy when Lord Strickland solemnly assured the House that on his present visit to London he has been unable to get a...

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