FRANCE: American Methods!

Scurrying Paris reporters sped back and forth, last week, between the pandemonium of their offices and the grim, still Prison St. Lazare. Caged there sat a tremendously dynamic and even fascinating new prisoner. What she is charged with doing may well rank her with the great swindlers of all time— with fictional Get-Rich-Quick Wallingford, with factual Signor Charles Ponzi. All week the story continued to break bigger and bigger. The name of a Cabinet Minister was dragged in. But always at the focus of sensation sat in her little cell Mme. Martha...

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