Foreign News: Nobel Bachelor

That the late, great Aristide Briand lived & died a gay, gallant bachelor, all France knew and understood. Last week the Peace Man's will was published. Gallantly it bestows upon Mme Lucie Uro Jourdan his beloved farm at Cocherel in Normandy.

Piqued by the sharp question of a U. S. newshawk, an old friend of Aristide Briand irritably replied, "Who is Mme Jourdan, Monsieur? She was the last, naturellement."

Mme Jourdan's farm at Cocherel was bought by Briand with his Nobel Peace Prize money (TIME, Dec. 20, 1926). The rest of his estate, believed to total le"ss than $4,000, goes to his sister...

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