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MINOR IN THE SHOT-TORN VOSGES WAR ZONE
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"Churches make fine marks for the gunners," writes Cartoonist Robert
Minor from the Vosges war zone in eastern France, where the fighting
between the French and the Germans has been continuous since the begin
ning of the war. "This fine old church tower is in the village of Cerbeviller.
The French undoubtedly used it as a watch tower to spy on the Germans.
So the latter turned their great 77s on it The tower was hit eight times.
The mystery to me is why the first shot did not bring it down. Most church
steeples in America would have tumbled at one shell from a tremendous
77-gun. But, of course, over here, the men who build put them up to stay."
BIG BUSINESS NEWS
Sears, Roebuck & Co.'s business
the last 11 months shows increase of
F 10.21 over the year before. Total
sales will go over $110,000,000 in
1915, as against $100,000,000 in 1914.
Chicago Title & Trust Co. profits
this year to run above $1,000,000.
George M. Reynolds, president
Continental & Commercial National
bank, is re-elected Class A director
Federal Reserve bank of Chicago.
Sam Insull and the rest of the gov
erning board of the Chicago Elevated
Railways Collateral Trust were re
There seems to be general satisfac
tion inside of public utilities' and
bank with the way they're run.
The young man'5 first mild worry
over Christmas is, what does she
want? His second and great worry
is, how-to get it.