COMMONWEALTH: Imperial Conference

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Ottawa is scarcely less a royal capital than London. Officially George V is styled "By the Grace of God, of Great Britain, Ireland and the British Dominions beyond the Seas, King." He is therefore in fact King of Canada though never addressed as such. In Canada His Majesty is represented by Governor General the Earl of Bessborough. In Ottawa sedate Lord Bessborough sits on the "Crown Chair." In Rideau Hall he holds a vice-regal reception at which Canadian ladies are "presented." He flies a...

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