Business & Finance: Index: Sep. 17, 1928

Cigarets. The census bureau last week announced 98 billion cigarets consumed in the U. S. last year, more than two a day for every man, woman and child in the country.

St. Paul. Some of the bond and stock holders of the old Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway do not yet know that their railroad failed more than three years ago and last year was sold to creditors at auction. The reorganized road is called the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific. Kuhn, Loeb & Co. and the National City Co. are its bankers. They have been trading new bonds and...

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