AFGHANISTAN: Amir In London

Splendor and shouting, pomp and martial music marked the triumphal entry into London, last week, of the Amir of Afghanistan who styles himself "The Peace of God" and is parading with a resplendent suite through Europe (TIME, Jan. 23 et seq.).

Upon the station platform waited George V, cloaked impressively as a Field Marshal, and accompanied by Her Majesty. Beside them stood the unfamiliar apparition of ruddy and rotund Prime Minister Baldwin in full court dress, with tight knee breeches and a jingling sword. Ranged in the background were the Cabinet, My Lord Mayor of London Sir Charles Batho, many...