GREAT BRITAIN: High Tea

Their Majesties sipped tea, last week, in crumpet passing proximity to Mr. and Mrs. Henry Ford. The chat waxed cordial and lasted for two hours. It took place neither at punctilious Buckingham Palace nor in the spacious hotel suite of Henry Ford (TIME, April 16). Royalty & Fords met before the cozy country hearth of famed Viscountess Astor at Cliveden, 20 miles from London. She, vivacious, hospitable, bred in Virginia, but now a British peeress and M. P., seemed the ideal international hostess. Gossip told that the conversation of Her Majesty and Mrs. Ford was at all times stately, that...