Dear Publisher

I thought you and some of our subscribers might like to know what it costs some of TIME & LIFE'S correspondents to live and work in Paris, so I asked three of them to give me an account of their expenses on a typical day. The day we picked was January 18. And here is what we spent in francs (you can get francs in the black market for less than the pegged price, but we buy all ours at the legal rate of 2¢ U. S. per franc) :

Correspondent Lael Tucker got up...

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