National Affairs: Around the World


Ferdinand Magellan went around the world in three years. Today, aviators are planning to do the deed in 15 days. But two Polish young men—Scoutmaster Jerzy Jelinski and Scout Henry Smosarski—are in no such hurry. They may take as long as the late Senor Magellan, for they are spreading good will among the Boy Scouts of the world. Fifteen months ago, they left Warsaw in a white-painted ("A Scout Is Clean") Ford, motored and lectured through Europe, were photographed with Benito Mussolini. Then they chugged across northern Africa, arrived in Manhattan...

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