FRANCE: Jean III to George V

The French Royalist news organ, L' Action Française gravely carried in its "Court Circular," last week, the news that "King Jean III of France"† was sending his only son, the "Dauphin Henri of France" on a State Visit to British King-Emperor George V. Ignorant French republicans sniggered, supposing that a chill British reception, if any, awaited Dauphin Henri.

On the contrary, the State Visit was taken with utmost seriousness at Buckingham Palace. A banquet of thoroughgoing sumptuousness was got ready. His Majesty George V welcomed and even embraced the Dauphin of France, latest of the Bourbons. Her Majesty Queen-Empress Mary...