FRANCE: O, the Birds! O, the Birds!

Prim spinsters of the U. S. were scandalized, last week, when languorous Miss Georges Lewys, a once branded* California poet-novelist was officially decorated by the French Government and notified that a volume of her poems will be placed in a crystal casket on a marble base at the entrance to the great Memorial Tower at Verdun.

When the spinsters heard further that hussy Poetess Lewys had received letters of congratulation from Marshal Pétain, War Minister Paul Painleve, Foreign Minister Aristide Briand, the Poet-Ambassador of France to the U. S. Paul Claudel, they were...

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