Foreign News: Widow's Mite

In a brown ermine coat trimmed with blue fox, France's famed Widow Stavisky last week stepped off the He de France in Manhattan to keep an engagement in a Broadway night club. The onetime mannequin said that she is all but penniless, having given her jewels to her late husband Sacha, the Great Swindler who did Frenchmen out of $18,000,000 and nearly provoked a French Revolution amid the stink of official corruption (TIME, Jan. 15, 1934 et seq.). Excitedly from Paris the faithful old nurse of the Stavisky children, Claude and Micheline, cabled...

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