PAPAL STATE: Census

To the list of First Things in the miniscule Papal State was added last week the first census. Bustling officials, notebooks-in-hand through courtyards and down alleys, listed a total of 565 citizens of the Papal State and subjects of its Sovereign, marginally noted 300 other inhabitants, as yet unnaturalized.

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