Foreign News: Amiable Octogenarians

Eighty-one is the age of President Paul von Hindenburg of Germany; and famed Max Liebermann, President of the Prussian Academy of the Arts is also 81.

Last week President Liebermann told correspondents what he thinks of President von Hindenburg, whose portrait he recently painted:

"I met him for the first time at a dinner he gave "soon after his election. Somebody asked me that evening what I thought of Hindenburg. 'I didn't vote for him,' I replied, 'but I find he is a really great man.'*

"He's an awfully clever fellow, besides being extremely goodhearted. He is so thoughtful, too. One rather chilly day...