Foreign News: The Crown

On June 3, King George's 64th birthday, there will be trooping of colors, hoisting of flags, prayers of thanksgiving for his health throughout the Empire. Last week Queen Mary was 62. Few people, except the royal family, did much about it.

For royalty it was a real family party. Down to Windsor went royal Dukes and Duchesses, Princes and Princesses. Only the Duke of Gloucester, en route from Japan to Canada, failed to appear at the dinner table. Earliest bringers of birthday presents were the Queen's three grandchildren, chubby blonde "P'incess Lilybet and her cousins,...

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