Foreign News: Flammarion's Heart

To the French, the most sacred relics of their great are the hearts of those great. For 42 years, the little house of Les Jardies has drawn a steady stream of pilgrims to view the heart of the patriot Gambetta. It bears the coat of arms of every town of Alsace-Lorraine. Now Montigny-le-Rio, in the Haute-Marne, birthplace of Flammarion, is by his will to have his heart to put in an urn in the City Hall, and 10,000 francs and the astronomer's bust and portrait as well.


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