Foreign News: Unprivate Lives (Cont'd)

¶ H. R. H. the Duchess of York, weekending with the Earl & Countess of Pembroke, reacted with hard gaiety on Sunday to a cautious question by a titled guest as to whether the King is resolved to marry Mrs. Simpson. "Everyone knows more than we do," replied the Duchess of York, "we know nothing. Nothing!" Her Royal Highness followed this with a brittle laugh.* To Edinburgh this week traveled the Duke of York to be installed as Grand Master Mason of Scotland.

¶ King Edward some weeks ago pained the Cabinet by gratuitously...

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