International: Krug 1928

In London's chill, dusty St. James's Palace, workmen labored last week cleaning windows and installing a special hot-water system. Here, on Jan. 9, King George VI, whose own state dining room in Buckingham Palace was still not redded up for peace, would entertain the chief delegates to UNO at a banquet.

It would be Britain's first state banquet since the visit of President Albert Lebrun of France, early in 1939, and the King planned to have everything in royal style. The palace chefs would have the night out; special caterers have been engaged to provide as lavish a feast as possible in...

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