Foreign News: Able Governor

The Governor of the Belgian Congo was recently ordered by the Home Government to collect an "income tax" of 20 francs a head from the natives of the Congo. The task looked impossible. But the Governor is resourceful. According to reports he directed the natives to capture and bring in rare butterflies especially the kind called Urania. He gives them a tax receipt and then retails the insects for about 30 francs apiece to collectors in Europe.


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