Foreign News: Foiled

Went a Paris newspaperman all the way to Vendée to beard "the Tiger" (ex-Premier Clemenceau) in his jungle.

Asked the newspaperman: "What do you think about the elections?"

Purred "the Tiger": "Just look how finely my wall flowers are blooming."

"Do you think M. Poincaré will win?" naively queried the reporter.

Growled "the Tiger": "You see, I had to build a wall to keep the sea from washing my garden away. A storm robbed me of 20 feet of ground last Winter, and while I must keep the salt water out with the wall, I have had...

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