An old farmer, unacquainted with table refinements, was at a tenant's dinner. The servant had put down beside him a deasert HDOon, when he had been helped to pudding. This seemed quite superfluous to the honest man, who exclaimed: *' Tak' it awa', my man; my mou's as big for puddin' as it is for kail." It is no wonder that so many Italians emigrate. The public debt of Italy, in proportion to the annual revenue ot the Government, is the largest in Europe, being three times as large as that of Germany, and nearly twice as large as that of Great Britain. This huge debt is an enormous burden upon the people,
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Evening Star, Evening Star, Issue 7959, 15 July 1889
Evening Star Evening Star, Issue 7959, 15 July 1889
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