Foreign News: Ulster's New Chief

The Duke of Abercorn, accompanied by the Duchess, arrived in Belfast as the first Governor of Ulster.

The populace gave them a tumultuous welcome as they passed along on their four-mile drive through the beflagged streets of Belfast. At Ulster Hall the Duke received over 100 addresses from public bodies, and in reply he voiced a sincere hope for the peace, happiness, and prosperity of all Ireland.

The Duke of Abercorn is the third Duke of his line. He is 53, an Irishman, and a large landowner. He was educated at Eton.

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