It was said by one commentator that there was not a dry eye in the place. If true, this was not due to tears of sorrow or joy, but the climate - the wettest in the Territory's history for over 50 years.
As for the much-mooted tensions that were to be aroused when the British and American official delegations left at midnight, before the inaugural ceremonies began, no one even noticed their departure.
Sir FREDERIC BENNETT
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