Foreign News: New Year's Honors

On Jan. 1, 1929, there lay at Buckingham Palace: 1) In a drawer the so-called New Year's honors list; 2) In a bed the King-Emperor. Last week His Majesty was deemed sufficiently recovered for the honors list to be published, exactly as originally drawn up.

Of the three persons designated to receive a peerage one has died in the meantime. No matter. The dead man's son, Urban R. Broughton, will receive that to gain which his late, rich father, Urban H. Broughton, perpetrated so many philanthropies—including the donation of Ashridge Park to the nation....

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