Transport: Buy-of-the-Season

For $25: an Atlantic crossing on S. S. Normandie; breakfast, lunch and dinner served in secret accommodations on "C" deck; an extra day's stay aboard in Manhattan to avoid U. S. customs and immigration officials. Accused of having sold this sort of stowaway passage to countless European emigrants (nine of whom were uncovered after the Normandie's December 3 sailing was prevented by a crew strike), two French Line sailors this week found themselves in a Havre jail.

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