Two scullery maids lay face down, last week, upon a London skylight. Below danced Princess Mary and many another guest of smart Minister of Agriculture Lt.-Col. Rt. Hon. Walter Edward Guinness, scion of the "Guinness's Stout" dynasty.
Suddenly the skylight collapsed. Glass crashed. Guests gasped, screamed, scampered. The scullions fell. One alighted on two male guests, breaking her fall. The other met Death upon a twinkling hardwood floor.
Alarmed, the Guinness night watchman hurried, fell downstairs, broke a leg.
Host Guinness, sometimes called "the most popular young Irishman in the House of Commons," rushed to a telephone, summoned ambulances, intimated that he would pay...