Foreign News: Marlboroughs Divide

"Your Grace," said the butler to the Duchess of Marlborough last week, "there are three strange men in the basement."

The Duchess, born Gladys Marie Deacon in Boston, made no reply. By last week she was used to the peculiar ways of the Duke, fretful Charles Richard John ("Sunny" for Sunderland) Spencer-Churchill, 61, 9th of his line.

The Duke had moved out this spring. He was annoyed by his second duchess' lack of interest in society, so unlike his first wife Consuelo Vanderbilt, who divorced him in 1920 and next year married Lieut.-Colonel Jacques...

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