GREAT BRITAIN: The Crown: Aug. 26, 1935

¶Queen Victoria's only remarks to a phonograph were discovered on a squeaky old Edison cylinder last week, found to be singularly up-to-date and topical. The record, made at Her Majesty's command, voiced her goodwill toward the then Emperor of Ethiopia, great empire-building Menelik. Carried to his wild capital, a reproduction of the cylinder squeaked Victoria's august words into his hairy ear, while the original lay until last week in the archives of London's Edison-Bell Co.

¶King George and Queen Mary enjoyed the Cowes Regatta without incident, except that Her Majesty aboard...

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