Foreign News: Alalas

Signer Mussolini announced last week that the new tax on Italian bachelors (TIME, Dec. 20) will vary directly with the individual's potential proliferousness, rising between the ages of 25 to 45 and then falling to nil at the age of 65.

The following classes of bachelors were announced to be tax exempt: 1) priests, 2) sufferers from inheritable diseases, 3) military and naval officers, 4) paupers and invalids adjudged incapable of supporting a wife.

Signorina Edda Mussolini, 16-year-old daughter of II Duce, flung a champagne bottle last week at the stem of a great...

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