Last week in London King George and Queen Elizabeth, before sailing for
Canada (see p. 24), went to hear Maestro Arturo Toscanini conduct a
Beethoven concert in Queen's Hall. During the intermission the King
invited the Maestro to visit him in the royal box. The Maestro, who
once shushed Mussolini for talking during a concert, sent word that a
royal presentation would distract him too much.
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