Foreign News: Fed Up with England

President Thomas Garrigue Masaryk of Czechoslovakia said recently, rebuking malcontents at Prague, "I have never met an Englishman who spoke disloyally of his country."

The President had never met Captain Otway Robinson, retired English master mariner, whose last words when he died recently at 84 were, "I'm fed up with England."

So fed up was this Englishman that his will, opened last week, bequeathes £10,000 ($50,000) for the relief of German soldiers disabled in the War.

"Whereas wealthy and victorious England is well able to care for her disabled soldiers," reads the will, "disabled...

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