Foreign News: Don't Blaspheme''

An Anti-Blasphemy Congress was held in Turin. During its session a procession was held, in which banners were carried inviting the populace to abstain from the use of bad language. These banners had printed across them " Blasphemy is ignorance." " Blasphemy dishonors us abroad. " " Blashphemy degrades man." After the parade an " Iti" dressed in a frock coat and a tall hat showed the assembled crowd how to take an oath without using bad language. This over, an anti-blasphemy hymn, specially composed for the occasion, was sung by sympathizers.


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