WESTERN THEATRE: Marked Cards

WESTERN THEATRE Marked Cards

How efficient is the French supply system was suggested last week by the gravity of the latest complaint of French troops, whose favorite game is Belote (similar to pinochle). Special tricolor playing cards issued to them taxfree, instead of having the usual French revenue stamp on the face of the ace of clubs, have written across the back of that card, "For exclusive use of troops in the field." You can no more play Belote than you can poker with marked cards.

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