Foreign News: Two Sides of a Street

French individualism is rampant in the garbage collectors' union of Paris. When a strike call reaches a garbage man, he strikes if he feels like it; if he doesn't, he doesn't.

In the Rue de Tilsitt, off the Champs-Elysées, garbage is normally collected on one side of the street by Henri Paul Sangnier, on the other by Paul Dornand. Last fortnight, Sangnier struck; Dornand did not. The Rue de Tilsitt's housewives solved the problem by leaving all the garbage cans on Dornand's side. For several days Dornand did two men's work, Sangnier none.

Last week both men thought of reversing their positions. Said...

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