During that time they lived frugally, sending as much as 70 per cent of their earnings back to their families in Anatolia or the Algarve. ... If France is to fulfill the glowing economic predictions of futurologist Hermar Kahn, its demano for manual labor must be met. ... The owner had promised him a raise after a one- month trial period. ... I thought it would be the same for me, since his boss wanted to hire me.