FRANCE: Queer Justice

Thrice last week, jurists were titillated at the queer workings of French Justice:

Rent Free. For five years Mr. & Mrs. Hadley Beck, U. S. citizens, have lived rent free in Paris, by tying up their houseboat to docks along the Seine. They have even escaped dock rent by moving their boat a few yards every fortnight.

But last week French Justice was avenged, when smart Mr. & Mrs. Beck applied for a Paris divorce. They were told that their mode of life did not constitute a "fixed residence," and that at least one of them would have to reside ashore for...