Foreign News: The Adventurers

A strange caravan stopped in Beirut last week to refresh itself after eight long months on the road. On July 11, a party of 101 Americans had moved out of Cape Town in a wagon train of 41 aluminum trailers and 41 pastel-colored trucks. They had zigzagged over desert, through jungle and swamp, and it was obvious that where-ever they went, the natives—the black miners of the South, the willowy Watutsis, the squat Pygmies, the haughty Moslems of the North—had never seen anything quite like them. The adults among the travelers were all retired, and their ages, even after 22 children...

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