Foreign News: Pearl

A century ago the hamlet of Birkenhead boasted some 50 inhabitants, rustics who scratched their polls in wonder at the great steamers plying to Liverpool, just across the River Mersey. Last week scholars of the Birkenhead School, all conscious that their potent industrial city now numbers over 100,000 souls, welcomed a sleek gentleman who once conned his three R's at Birkenhead School under the name of Freddy Smith. "My advice to you . . ." said the sleek gentleman while his auditors squirmed appreciatively, "My advice to you is to meet success, when it...

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