Foreign News Notes, May 26, 1924

Rosa Sücher, aged 75, famed opera singer, was discovered "living crippled, bed-ridden and penniless at a small inn near Aachen." Once she was a student under the great Wagner, once she thrilled thousands of German opera-goers—so much so that they were accused of making a goddess of her. Once Frau Rosa Luxemburg ruled the red roost at Communist headquarters in Berlin. She was killed in 1919. Frau Klara Zetkin succeeded her, but Klara became old, abdicated her power, went to Russia, her "spiritual home." The new leader is Frau Ruth Fischer, Vienna Jewess,...

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