Foreign News: In Memoriam

Tourists in Athens have found the memory of Lord Byron celebrated nightly in "The Byron Bar," just a block from the Great Britain Hotel. On April 19, 1924, centenary of the death at Missolonghi*of Byron, most famous of the champions of the cause of Greek freedom during their eight years' revolution against the Turks, will be more decorously celebrated throughout Greece.

A course of lectures on Byron has already begun at the Athens "Parnassos" Society; a book by M. Volonakes, Rhodes historian, is coming out; there is to be a commemorative issue of postage...

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