Foreign News: Vin Mousseux de Champagne

Of especial verve and sparkle are biographies* by "Ephesian" of the two most irrepressible and potent members of the British Cabinet. Though the identity of "Ephesian" is supposed to be a mystery to his U. S. publishers—a mystery not cleared up by U. S. reviewers of the book up to last week—it is becoming well known among London literatti that "Ephesian" is Mr. Bechofer Roberts, a distinguished part-time secretary to the Earl of Birkenhead; one of the great men whom he has biographed. Since Lord Birkenhead was famed as Mr. "F. E." Smith before...

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