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100 years ago: France and its plunder


March 18th, 1910.

A SENSATION of the first mag­nitude has been created in France by the discovery of the scandalous frauds that have been perpetrated in connexion with the property of the dissolved religious Congrega­tions. One Duez, it appears, has been quietly appropriating for some years the huge sums of money which ought, in the natural course of events, to have found their way into the Treasury. In the Chamber of Deputies, on Tuesday, the Social­ist leader ...

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