FRANCE: Lucky Deserter

When the Law or a woman has pinioned a man, let him wriggle out and flee to Sidi-bel-Abbes, Algeria. From that headquarters of the French Foreign Legion he can go forth a bleu, with wages of six cents per month in his pocket, and no fear of extradition. His lot will be a sandy purgatory of heat, fever, mosquitoes, mangy beasts and tribesmen foes who fight like jackals—but there will be "no questions asked". . . . Such a life attracts not only fugitives, but honest youths athirst for adventure. Such a life...

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