FRANCE: Elysian Fields

M. Jean Chiappe, Prefect of Police of Paris (see INTERNATIONAL), issued an order, with approval of the Municipal Council of Paris, which ran thus:

". . . Owners of buildings on the Champs Elysées will remove promptly from their roofs all electric signs except such as may advertise goods actually on sale in the premises over which a given sign is erected. . . ."

At this order devotees of beauty and of Paris rejoiced. The Champs Elysées ("Elysian Fields") are at one end an oblong park of magnificent foliage and at the other...

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