Foreign News: Not a Single Ship

Vexed tourists were still getting on & off transatlantic liners outside the harbor of Cherbourg by means of seagoing tenders last week. Still more vexed was the Municipality of Cherbourg which completed on May 1 a magnificent new $12,500,000 deep-water harbor and docks at which liners can tie up. Even the public celebration of Cherbourg's achievement, for which sad-eyed President Albert Lebrun of France was rushed down from Paris (TIME, Aug. 7), did no good. Up to last week not a single liner had used Cherbourg's docks, temptingly emblazoned with the arms of...

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