FRANCE: Lean Kitties

In the gambling casinos of France the managers tucked up the tails of their cutaway coats, counted the kitties, made their reports to discouraged stockholders last week. It has been a poor season. Deauville, Le Touquet, Aix, Biarritz, Vichy and Cannes all reported losses averaging from 25% to 66% of their 1931 income. There was only one bright spot. Fifty years ago when nearby Deauville contained nothing but shrimp fishermen and Norman cider makers, Trouville was a fashionable resort. This year there were in Trouville enough holiday makers who could no longer...

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