FRANCE: Last Card

With long-handled brushes and pots of paste, one group of bill posters hired by a Socialist political club and another group hired by a Rightist club went out into the gloom of Marseilles last week to slap their employers' respective opinions on the blank walls of the city. At the end of a street they met. Brushes went flying. Paste pots were spilled. Damp bundles of posters littered the ground. Pistols cracked in the half-light. By the time the breathless police arrived two men lay dead on the sidewalk, four others were...

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