Foreign News: Ribblesdale

Last week Death, enemy of elegance, marched up the dark oak stairs of a house in Grosvenor Square, London, and snuffed out the breath of an old gentleman who lay in bed there, his bleak face upturned to the ceiling. Next day The New York Times published his picture: "Lord Ribblesdale, husband of the late John Jacob Aster's first wife, who died yesterday."

In London, where Lord Ribblesdale was known for other things beside his marriage to the onetime spouse of a U. S. financier, another picture appeared the day after his death in...

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