GREAT BRITAIN: George V

Though hope in the recovery of George V remained throughout Great Britain last week, the King-Emperor himself made wise provision for the worst. Realizing that matters requiring his signature or decision were piling up, His Majesty expressed a desire to convoke the Privy Council and appoint a regency pro tempore. Cautiously the Royal physicians sought to divert the sick man from this purpose, fearing that the excitement and pomp of a meeting of the Privy Council might overtax his weakened heart. The patient remained adamant. Therefore the text of a suitable Order...