National Affairs: Skeletons

While Britons were campaigning against foreign eggs last week and boosting the sale of "British Laid" (see p. 21), six human skeletons which had reached the port of Manhattan from Germany were held up by indignant customs officials.

Presently a judge of the U. S. Customs Court assessed upon the importer a fine of 10% of the value of the skeletons, "for failure to plainly mark them Made in Germany."

Against this ruling the defendants, International Forwarding Co. of Chicago, entered no appeal.


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