Foreign News: George at Wembley

When King George and family went to open the British Empire Exhibition at Wembley (TIME, May 5) he espied a serving maiden and asked her if he might buy of her sweets. Said the damsel: "We cannot take money from Your Majesty." Returned George: "Then I won't take any of your sweets." So they parted.

His Majesty then hied him to a penny-in -the -slot weighing machine. A crowd of bystanders peered curiously at the dial and duly noted that the pointer recorded the royal weight at "ten stone, thirteen" (153 Ibs.). His Majesty was, however, wearing a heavy overcoat, for the...

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