A good average Englishman drinks, besides his normal consumption of beer, ale, wine, whiskey and gin, about nine pounds of tea per annum. A good average American drinks less than one pound of tea per annum. So found Major Norman McLeod, British teaman, who lately surveyed the U. S. tea market. So learned the executive committee of the Tea Association of America, re-reading the McLeod survey at a meeting last week.

Teamen think tea can replace alcoholics in the U. S. They cherish Prohibition. Said the McLeod survey:

"Can any one say we [English] are ... a degenerate race suffering...

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