Foreign News: Pantomimic Scandal

British law intervened last week to prevent the King-Emperor from reading an account of the affairs of his best known subject. Of the subject Mme. Sarah Bernhardt once said: "He is the greatest of all pantomimics." Yet Parliament recently passed a law (TIME, Dec. 20) forbidding the publication of sensational divorce details. Therefore though George V., R. I., may have read the London papers never so carefully last week, he read only half a dozen sentences about the cause célèbre precipitated last week by an 18-year-old girl who was studying to be a...

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