THE CABINET: Bids & Rules

The British Ambassador has received Their Britannic Majesties' commands to invite (blank for name) to a garden party at the Embassy on Thursday, the 8th of June, 1939. The British Ambassador's wife rose at 6 a. m. all last week to do the tough job of picking 1,300 names (900 in Washington, 400 throughout the land) to receive invitations thus worded under the seal & cipher of George Rex and Elizabeth. Her great name-choosing task ended, Lady Lindsay consented at last to receive the press and explain how her guests must behave.

Buckingham Palace party rules will hold, she declared....

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