Foreign News: The Moving Finger Writes

For more than 100 years, Britons of Her Majesty's Colonial Service have sallied forth to. serve, rule and sweat in countless jungles, swamplands and deserts for the glory of the British Empire. But times have changed; colonies have become dominions, and colonial has become a dirty word. Last week the Colonial Office announced that as of Oct. 1 the Colonial Service will be called "Her Majesty's Oversea Civil Service." and promised to see to it that colonial officers keep their jobs, or get transfers to others in the Commonwealth "should the territory in whose public service they are employed attain self-government."


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