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The following curious but instructive statistics are from an Italian source.. Every year there are murdered in the different countries named the following number of persons : each 178,000 persons; in Holland, 1 for each 163,000 persons; in Germany, 1 for each 100,000 persons; in Austria, 1 for each 77,000 persons; in Spain, 1 for each 4,112 persons; in Naples, 1 for each 2,750 persons; in Roman States, 1 for each 750 persons. Births: In London, 24$ legitimate for 1 illegitimate; in Paris,. 2jV legitimate for 1 illegitimate; in Brussels, 1$ legitimate for 1 illegitimate; in. "Vienna, 1 legitimate for illegitimate; in Rome, 1 legitimate for 2| Illegitimate. As showing the influence of the English language throughout the. worlds it is asserted that no bill of lading is made out in any port a copy of which is not made out in English. The French War Office has adopted the nse of bicycles. Four velocipedists are to bej attached to each regiment of infantry.

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Page 1 Advertisements Column 8, Evening Star, Issue 8027, 2 October 1889

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Page 1 Advertisements Column 8 Evening Star, Issue 8027, 2 October 1889