With a new Queen Elizabeth now on the Throne-Chair next to the Throne, it was necessarily made official last week that Queen Mary is now "Mary, the Queen-Mother."
Never did "Queen Mary" feel it commensurate with her status to deny anything publicly, but last week "Mary, the Queen-Mother" officially denied from her home, Marlborough House, that during the year 1936 she ever saw or by any means conversed with Mrs. Simpson.*
Unofficially it was said at Marlborough House that there can be no harm in recording the following remarks on Nov. 16: