ITALY: Birthday Party

All Italy celebrated the 2,678th birthday of the Eternal City, Rome. The Government having decreed, last year, that the anniversary of the founding of the city of the seven hills should be Italy's Labor Day, instead of May 1, stoppage of work was general all over the country.

This year, the custom of giving the city birthday presents was inaugurated. The Government gave the city another hill, that of Monte Mario; part of the Esquiline Hill, adjoining the Domus Aurea and the Baths of Trajan; the historical Villa Celimantana. All these are to...

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