Foreign News: Beaux Gestes

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"What will become of Albert and François?" Frenchmen asked each other last week with sympathetic little shrugs, hoped the answer of Fate would not be too hard. The two old servants were Georges Clémenceau's valet and chauffeur. His last act was to draw their hands to his lips and kiss them, just before he said: "I want no women and I want no tears! Let me die before men" (TIME, Dec. 2).

Even better than the Tiger, the Chief of Police of Paris knows the value of a perfect valet. Monsieur...

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