Foreign News: Junk-Emden

Ship without harbor, knowing no ease,

Unforgettable queen of the seas;

"Emden," thou never, never canst die;

Over the seas thy shadow will fly,

Ever to make the enemy quail,

Ever in German hearts to sail!

Thus reads one verse of a famed German gloat-hymn, but the fame of the Emden will not live in gloat-verse alone. So decreed President Paul von Hindenburg of Germany, last week.

A year ago in March, a stalwart Emden machinist, Hans Junk, went to President von Hindenburg and asked permission to adopt the glorious name of Junk-Emden for himself and to...

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