Foreign News: THE KING IS DEAD

On his last day, the King went shooting among the oak trees and bramble thickets of the royal estate at Sandringham in Norfolk. Bareheaded and cheerful in the wintry sunshine, the King shot 50 hares, brought down a pigeon with a fine 100-ft. wing shot. That afternoon, pulling off his boots, George VI said contentedly to his shooting companions: "It's been a very good day's sport, gentlemen. I will expect you here at 9 o'clock on Thursday." Footman Daniel Long, who took a cup of cocoa to the King at 11 p.m. and found...

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