ITALY: Ubiquitous Mussolini

Some months ago, one Miss Margaret L. Johnstone of Glen Ridge, N. J., U. S. A., lay abed in Venice, stricken with typhoid. An Italian nurse restored her to health; and, for her services, Miss Johnstone presented to her, in addition to her ordinary fees, a necklace bought at an important jewelry shop. Correspondence between nurse and former patient brought out the fact that the jewelers had substituted a cheap necklace for the one purchased by Miss Johnstone; the latter, naturally becoming angry, wrote to the shop. Then, apparently, overcome by...

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