Foreign News: Palladin of Gold

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"He is a man who might have stepped out of the frame Of the portrait of the most handsome courtier who ever graced the court of a queen." Thus has Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Snowden described the Empire's most important bachelor, potent patrician Montagu Collet Norman, Governor of the Bank of England.

Every courtier must have his queen, and Bachelor Norman's is a fussy old lady in a mythical lace cap—a sort of financial Queen Victoria. Her age is 235. In the bustling City of London she...

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