Foreign News: Herriot's Napoleon

Suppose that the Emperor Napoleon— had fled to the U. S., instead of surrendering to Britons. How much would that have changed the history of the world?

Recently this quickening question occurred to paunchy but smart M. Edouard Herriot, onetime Prime Minister of France (June, 1924-April, 1925), and still, after many and many years, Mayor of the great industrial city of Lyons. Last week a brand new play by versatile Mayor Herriot was being rehearsed in Paris, and the prognostication was that it would be called: Napoleon, Empereur de I'Ameri-que.

The first scene shows...

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