GREAT BRITAIN: Royal Parasites!

Times have changed since high-spirited British subjects used to fire an occasional shot (which always missed) at young Queen Victoria and her young Prince Consort, Albert.* In the humdrum present, British subjects could scarcely believe sworn testimony in a London court last week that when H. R. H. Prince George went to work in the slummy East End citizens shook their fists and shouted: "Give us food! We don't want royal parasites!"

Unperturbed, H. R. H. pursued his task of inspecting the squalid East End, a job Edward of Wales used...

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