Foreign News: Callipygian Captain

People throughout the world last week looked and looked at pictures of "Captain Barker," the woman who long persuaded the British Army that she was Captain Leslie Ivor Victor Gauntlett Slight Barker, a "Mons man," a devoted husband, a first rate boxer (TIME, March-18).

The pictures appeared as the result of her discovery by a sharp-eyed prison surgeon in Brixton Jail, where the callipygian captain was temporarily detained a fortnight ago on a charge of bankruptcy. One of the most fetching of these pictures (see below), shows her wearing the collar of an officer in the Legion of Honor, while across the...

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