Captain Peter Emmanuel Wright, onetime Assistant Secretary to the Allied Supreme War Council, now a London journalist, ripped open not long ago a crisp envelope, read:
Mr. Peter Wright:
Your garbage about Mr. Gladstone in your book, Portraits and Criticisms'† has come to my knowledge. You are a liar.
Because you slander a dead man, you are a coward.
And because you think the public will accept inventions from such as you, you are a fool.
As Captain Wright perused this letter from Viscount Gladstone, son of the great...