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'I must Jtinisli carpet'
T ONDON, February 7 U (Special). — When Queen Mary was ordered hv (lortnrs in stav in htul
because of sciatica she replied : 'Impossible. I must finish my carpet.' She is now confined to her room at Marlborough House putting the finishing itltches to the beautiful hand - embroidered tapestry —10ft. 2in. by 6ft. 9Un.— which America has been waiting to buy since the Queen Dresented it tn the
nation with the proviso mat it be sold for dollars. The carpet already has occupied her for eight years. Queen Mary, who is 82, is unable to walk, but is con tinuing occupations which do not ' necessitate her standing. . A member of the staff said, 'There is considerable pain, but otherwise Queen Mary's condition Is satisfac tory.'