National Geographic : 1946 Dec
Mrs. Branson De Cou AJugofWine,aLoafofBread... Far from Omar's wilderness, this Parisienne hustles to the small cafe where she works. Her fingers ignore the dainty wrapper on the giant loaf. Easier to carry than several shorter loaves, French bread for restaurants and large families comes by the yard-or longer. Wide world trom Press Ass n. Bal des Arts-aDizzy, Comic, Nightlong Frenzy Last June, Paris art students revived their war-suspended annual ball. Many, masquerading as ancient warriors, painted half-naked bodies chalk white, shoe polish black, green, or purple. Brandishing spears, they stopped buses. Each pretty girl they tried to capture as a"hostage" for their party.