Foreign News: Gift

A delegation of War veterans called at the U. S. Embassy in Paris and asked the First Secretary to convey to U. S. Senator Borah a casket with strangely assorted contents. Said they in presenting the gift:

"We beg you to transmit to senator Borah in behalf of the French ex-combatants this history of the War of Independence, together with this medal awarded to one of our comrades for saving the life of one of your officers at the front. He has no further use for it. He restores it to Senator Borah, to whom we owe so many dollars.

"We send him,...

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