FRANCE: Return of a Native

Shortly after the conclusion of the Franco-Prussian War (1871), 17-year-old Charles Leopold Hartmann left his native village of Nordheim, Alsace, and emigrated to the U. S. Of French sympathies, he did not wish to live in Alsace under German rule. At Hollister and Bakersfield, Calif, his affairs prospered so that he could make a trip back to his home town and see if he could find anyone who remembered him. Last month he set foot in Nordheim for the first time in 58 years, but...

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