¶ Disapprovingly at a furniture exposition in London last week the King-Emperor pointed out to the Queen-Empress a modern bedside reading lamp.
"When I go to bed," snorted His Majesty, "I go to sleep!"
Later, as he rarely does in public, George V poked a bit of fun at Queen Mary. "Shouldn't you have this?" he asked, pointing to a cocktail cabinet. "You might use it in your study."
¶ H. R. H. Mary, Princess Royal, 36, only daughter of Their Majesties, was ordered by Sir Frederick Stanley Hewett, Surgeon Apothecary to the King, to...