In France

When Henri Philippot was in service in Syria last year, his wife wrote to him from Paris and said that she had been unfaithful. He forgave her. Upon his return to France she refused to live with him and, since he was a good Catholic, divorce was denied him. Philippot then joined the detective service, was issued a revolver, killed his wife. At his trial he said: " She was my wife and it was my right." The jury agreed with him.

James Parker (25), born in Paris of...

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