RUMANIA: Sniffers Fined

Certain debased and penny-pinching non-smokers of the U.S. and other countries are known to ride brazenly in smoking cars, with intent to sniff tobacco fumes without expense and without twinge of conscience.

Last week this vice was vigorously corn-batted by a circular order to conductors on the Rumanian State Railways, authorizing them to collect a small fine from all non-smoking sniffers caught in smoking compartments.

Since tobacco is a state monopoly in Rumania, such punishment of a debased and vicious class seemed not only moral but shrewd.


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