Foreign News: Art, Sauces, Honor

In France, perhaps in France alone, the traditions of la haute cuisine survive from the days of the great gastronomes. Alexandre Dumas Père sighed: "My books piled one upon another have the stature of a colossus. Who has not read my Three Musketeers? Yet in my heart I desire above all things to die the greatest cook of our time!"e*

Among the French this extravagant exaltation of cookery leads occasionally to quaint results.

Charged with murder there was brought before the Paris Court of Assize last week M. Berthelin, one of the greatest of French...

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