Foreign News: Verdant Asylum

Frenchmen know that there are too many Anglo-Saxons in France. So many that aristocratic Parisians are obliged to withdraw for privacy to the left bank of the Seine. So many that a Frenchman simply cannot escape them on the Riviera. Recently rich Louis Loucheur, not long since Minister of Finance (TIME, Dec. 7), decided to provide an asylum for Frenchmen in France, a retreat where open English vowels and nasal Yankee twangs would not affront the Latin ear.

Quietly, craftily, M. Loucheur has formed a syndicate of rich Frenchmen which was announced last week to...

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