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EFFECT OF SANCTIONS
Increased Unemployment Feared.
ROME, Dec. 3.— The Italian Govern ment's fears of increased unemployment when present stocks of imported raw ma terials are consumed, and Italy's foreign
trade has been killed by the effect of League sanctions, are reflected hi the in structions issued to employers for a gene ral extension of the 40-hour week with proportionate pay cuts. The employers must give work to as many people as possible, even if only for two or three days a week, in order to make the jobs go round. The unemployed in large cities have been ordered to return to their native villages to till the soil. The workless who have drifted to the towns must also return to the land. Kin* Victor Emanuel has contributed to toe 'plebiscite of «°W' w»Jg» * spreading throughout Italy to aid the anti-sanctions campaign. The King is sendtag a substantial offering of gold and ^Wom'n^ho were widowed I In tia , Cm* War and mothers who lost t^h- sons are urging married people to su'6™^ their wedding rings^ ^r^ Rt^verV tag ceremonies on December 18 at every war memorial in Italy. rrviocto The Governor of the province of Trieste is distributing 700 pairs of the best breea of rabbits for fur and flesh production among country families, who will give back to the local organisations a c°uPle of young ones to be passed on *° otner families. The system is to be extended to include poultry, sheep and bees as part of a general scheme to contribute to the struggle against sanctions. It is reported from Milan that it was mysteriously announced today that Carlo Feltrinelli, one of the biggest industrial ists in the country, who was accused oi trafficking in foreign currency, 'hac taken ill and died.' He allegedly deposited £6.000,000 sterling in Swiss banks in his wife's name. After his discovery, he offered £1,000,000 to the Government, which refused to accept it. The Govern ment sequestrated all his property in Italy and placed a lien on his accounts abroad.