GREAT BRITAIN: Monniker

Though Queen-Empress Mary must display impartial interest in hundreds of nursing homes, some intrigue her more than others. Particularly is Her Majesty known to approve of a certain super-spick-and-span nursing home in Berkshire.

Just before the Court left for Scotland Her Majesty motored out from Windsor Castle, quite unaccompanied except by her chauffeur, for a visit to the Berkshire nursing home. What happened next became a secret which has been weeks in leaking out.

Alighting from her limousine Queen Mary climbed the stoop, pressed the bell. She waited some time, for a new, slow and surly Cockney wench had just been...