Foreign News: At It Again

Eamom de Valera, New-York-State born Irishman, recently released from prison (TIME. July 28), harangued a crowd at Ennis, where, about one year ago, he was arrested by Free State troops (TIME, Aug. 27, 1923).

Mr. de Valera's speech was much the same as many another he has uttered. He advocated an Irish Republic, independence and unity of the Irish people. There was this difference, however: he failed to incite the crowd to violence; he committed himself to a peaceful policy of establishing the republic by the power of the vote; he expressed himself as forever faithful to the "Sinn Fein Constitution." Said...

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