At Lady Astor's

The Prince of Wales' remarkable gift of saying the right thing in the right place, no doubt inherited from his grandfather, Edward VII, was admirably exhibited during a conversation with Mr. Will Thorne, Laborite, at a dinner party given by Lady Astor:

"Want to meet 'Red Willie'?" Lady Astor asked Will Thorne.

"Well,er—that would be a great honor!" said the dubious Mr. Thorne, expecting to be confronted with a Bolshevik. He was, it was noticed, much relieved to find " Red Willie " taking form in the shape of Edward....

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