An eye for union suits, while not exactly a drawing-room asset, may, never theless, be useful to a servant of the U. S. In Paris, a doctor examined a group of Poles who had asked for visas to come to the U. S. as immigrants. The physical examination showed them to be O. K.; but the doctor extended his examination to their undergarments and observed that they were all new and of the same make.

He spoke to other officials of the matter. The passports of the 50 Poles were reexamined and found to...

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