FRANCE: Impudence and Immunity

FRANCE

"Impudence and Immunity"

Last week Paris-Soir, smart eleven-year-old French daily which has made great leaps in circulation in the past year, again showed its mettle by accusing the Paris police and the Sûreté Générale of wilfully bungling the Stavisky investigation and then hiring five of the fanciest detectives to track down the murderers of Alexandre Stavisky and of Judge Albert Prince. The Paris-Soir pack of bloodhounds included Detective Story Writers Georges Simenon and André Gaston Leroux, son of the creator of Arsène Lupin; onetime Chief Inspector Alfred C. Collins of Scotland...

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