Foreign News: Truffles for Pedagogs

Miss Alice Heine of New Orleans became the mother of the present Due de Richelieu. Miss Eleanor Douglas Wise of

Baltimore became his wife. But he remains 100% French. Last week he presented the Chateau de Richelieu at Richelieu in Touraine to the Sorbonne.

By the terms of gift the chateau and its 1,000 acres are created a "perpetual retreat" at the disposal of professors of the Sorbonne. At scholarly ease in the magnificent palace, the professors will enjoy among other things the chief product ot the village of Richelieu, "diamonds of the soil,"...

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