FRANCE: Yo-Ho-Ho & a Carton of Butts!

The buccaneers were gone from the Caribbean; the corsairs of Barbary had long since walked the plank; but the Jolly Roger had not been furled for good.

Last week from Marseille came news of piracy in the modern manner. From a hidden cove on the southern coast of France, five sea dogs had swooped out in a high-powered motor launch. Armed with submachine guns and dressed as customs men, they boarded an unsuspecting Italian freighter, locked the crew in the hold and sailed away to their pirate lair with 2½ tons of U.S. cigarets— in 20th Century Europe, a treasure...

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