"Tiger" Clemenceau, it is well known, suffers from diabetes.
"M. Clemenceau," said his physician recently, "I must prescribe a remedy prepared in the U. S. which I believe will prove efficacious but which I regret to tell you is markedly expensive."
Quoth Clemenceau: "The expense is of no consequence. These Americans have an Ambassador here who is an old friend of mine. Put me through to M. Herrick on the telephone."
Able, kindly U. S. Ambassador Myron T. Herrick promptly procured the remedy. Despatches, doubtless somewhat hasty, reported M. Clemenceau cured....