Foreign News: The Crown

While the British Parliament opened and argued, His Majesty the King-Emperor returned in triumph to London. Still wan and droop-shouldered, King George motored from Windsor to sooty Albert Hall, opposite Kensington Gardens. There state landaus and a squadron of gleaming, clanking life guards awaited him. Smiling happily, with a white tea rose on the lapel of his impeccable morning coat, he entered the first carriage with Queen Mary, regal as ever in a gold colored coat and fur-trimmed hat. Through Hyde Park, down Piccadilly the procession trotted, past cheering crowds.

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