GREAT BRITAIN: Tale of a Tub

The first official announcement about the Duke of Windsor ever to be made from Windsor Castle, country seat of King George VI, was released last week.

The villa, Chateau La Croe on the French Riviera, leased by the Duke & Duchess of Windsor fortnight ago, announced Windsor Castle last week, "does not contain any gold bathtub."

Court circles saw in this denial fresh evidence of the close, brotherly relations of His Majesty and the Duke of Windsor who, annoyed by world-wide press mentions of "Duchess Wallis' 20-carat tub at La Croe" had,...

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