Clipped From The Times
Mm. Macmtixah KjnoHTEt). An interesting ceremony followed the King's rneech. The Home Been tarv. rmiiMtlne u. Macmillan to approach the King, said! To receive the honour of Vniffhthoewt v. Frederick Macmillan.'' The Klnr eeeult J sword from Sir Arthur Davidson, and, while Mr. Macmillan knelt on one knee, lightly tapped him on both shoulders with the sword. When Sir Frederick Macmillan rose to his feet he was loudly cheered by those in the hall. The King was conducted over a portion of the new boilding by Lord Stratheona, 8ir to the IJavid Y, ire " ward, where ived bv the matron. Miss T.wen. and by the resident medical officer. Dr. Kennedy! There were 17 men or boy patients in the ward. King shook hands and exchanged a Is with each of them. Among them old soldiers, in whom the Kino appeared to take iartioular interest, questioning ailment. The King then passed into the Wilson, received his Mafewtv and - --the --the X - rays apparatus and the hirh.fio,,c machine. The King smilingly allowed himself to experience the strength of the latter, and his example was followed by the Bishop of London, the Lord Mayor, and others. During the King's visit mtisio wasplayed in the square by the band of the Honourable Artillery The Queen, who le Kinu. sent to large ornamental box of chocolates large ornamental box of chocolates for the I children in the , heepftnl. Accponying gift was the following letter : Dear Madam, The Queen sends this box of chocolates to the poor little children patients' in this hospital with her deep vented from Aocomnanvincr the Kln in hi. Majesty's viit to your hospital to - day.