Foreign News: Irish Pot Pourri

¶Eamon de Valera, President of the " Republic," narrowly escaped arrest at the hands of Free State soldiers. It is stated that so close was he to being taken that he left several important documents behind him.

¶In Dublin there was intermittent revolver, rifle and machine gun firing, following an explosion which blew up the entrance of a. cinema theatre. General Boffin (known as the Irish De Wet), one of the irregular leaders, was captured by Free State troops operating from Sligo. ¶The Republicans ambushed a military party at Kyle. Three Free Staters...

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