IRISH FREE STATE: No Question of Force

"No Question of Force"

Just when His Majesty's Government were deciding to partition Palestine (see col. 3) much as Ireland was partitioned in 1921, the people of the Free State were adopting last week a new Constitution drawn up for the express purpose of putting Ireland together again (TIME, May 10).

On hand for the most orderly election in exuberant Free State history was foot-weary Alfred Emanuel Smith, whose first European ramble has left behind such anomalies as that swank Rome dance bands are still being asked by Italian socialites to play...

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