Foreign News: Logistics

"There was I," sings the jilted bride in the old music-hall song, "waiting at the church. Lor', how it did upset me!"

Princess Elizabeth, according to plans announced at Buckingham Palace last week, will not leave home for Westminster Abbey until 11:16 on the morning of her wedding day. Bridegroom Philip Mountbatten is scheduled to be in the Abbey at 11:15. The New York Sunday News explained this in a headline which Britons will doubtless regard as the century's worst piece of American bad taste. The headline: NO LAST-HOUR SNEAK FOR PHIL.


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