GERMANY: Weihnachtsfest

Throughout the week Berliners gradually resumed their normal health and spirits after a period of torpor induced by the consumption of the following yuletide viands, as estimated by Der Tag: 3½ million pounds of meat, chiefly geese and heavy cuts suitable for roasting; slightly under one million pounds of carp, the traditional and indispensable dish of the German for Christmas Eve; 4 million eggs; 1 million pounds of sugar; 125 tons of fruits and nuts; and "at least 210 million marks' worth of beer and...

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