GREAT BRITAIN: Dislocated Birthday

Albert, the obedient Duke of York, succeeded his brother to the throne of Britain six months ago with an understanding from the British Government that henceforth his name should be George. Last week, again at the suggestion of the British Government, obedient George VI, born Dec. 14, 1895, celebrated his birthday. From now on, it was announced, the official birthday of George VI shall be June 9.

Celebration of the King's birthday has become one of Britain's most impressive spectacles, drawing thousands of gaping tourists to London. Not the least of sanctified George...