GREAT BRITAIN: Queen's Taste

Conscious of her duty as the Queen of what Napoleon called a nation of shopkeepers, regal Mary last week created fresh buying interest in ninepins, now somewhat out of fashion. Had Her Majesty merely bought a set of ninepins shaped like policemen—as she did in London last week—her deed would have meant little. But she made her purchase news all over the British Empire by right royally remarking, ''I like to knock over policemen."

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