Tag: France

A singular story

A strange story is reported from Rodez, a small town in the south of France. A priest was walking – to all appearance quietly enough – down one of the streets, when suddenly a young and good-looking woman who was…

An extraordinary bequest

M. Alfred Motte, an inhabitant of Roubaix, who died recently, made a peculiar provision in his will. He bequeathed the sum of 425,000f to the municipality, though the benefits are not to be realised yet. The name of the benefactor…