Foreign News: The Crown


¶ After lying in the same bed and room since Nov. 21, 1928, His Majesty the King-Emperor was removed to an adjoining chamber, last week, enjoyed the change.

¶ Pompous, perennially frock-coated Sir William ("Jix") Joynson-Hicks incurred the ire of Her Majesty the Queen-Empress, last week, and received a rebuke from the London Times.

The Home Secretary was said at Buckingham Palace to have offended Queen Mary by what she considered the "levity" of his public allusions to George V's condition. Since Sir William has...

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