Foreign News: Rights Abroad

Many U. S. citizens imagine that their rights in foreign lands are less firmly upheld than those of British subjects. The Lion, it is said, defends his own; but the Eagle only squawks. Last week popped up pertinently the case of one John Harvey Hargreaves, British subject. Eighteen months ago Mr. Hargreaves was jailed on an eight-year sentence for deserting from the French Foreign Legion. Last fortnight he was still in jail; but a U. S. deserter from the same French unit, one Bennett J. Doty, had been released from a similar eight-year...

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