Social Notes: The Meg & Tony Show

"My ducky, we mustn't be late!" she exclaimed. Husband Tony was clearly of a mind to linger among the Smithsonian Institution's automotive relics.

But Royalty Is Always Punctual. So off stepped Princess Margaret and Lord Snowdon to yet another stop in last week's Washington-to-Manhattan round of receptions, rubberneck tours, shopping expeditions, luncheons, cocktail parties, teas, dinner dances and dinners without dances. Though their digestions may have suffered, their smiles were undimmed, the lips stiff and upper throughout.

They started the week in Washington with a reception attended by 1,200 members of the National...

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