International: Lover's Leap

Near the edge of a precipice on the outskirts of Escragnolles in the French Riviera one day last week Albert Sauvant, 28, climbed into the cockpit of an ancient Farman biplane named Amour. The ''plane'' had neither wings nor motor.* Police had confiscated them to prevent Inventor Sauvant from doing what he proposed to do—deliberately crash, with himself in the plane, to demonstrate a shock-absorbing device which he said would save his life. Mechanics took hold of Amour (so named by Inventor Sauvant "because the experiment had...

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