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Extraordinary Bequest.

--At Victoria, in Spain, recently, a curious ceremony took place A wealthy citizen, named Indalecio de Santa Maria, who died lately, left by his will 300,000 reals (about 75,000 francs,) to be distributed in equal portions among sixty girls of the place, aged from twelve to eighteen, distinguished for their good conduct and filial piety; but as the number of girls who could claim that designation exceeding sixty, the municipality, at the request of the executors, assembled all of them in the town hall, and there, assisted by a committee of ladies, drew the names of sixty by lot. Not fewer than four hundred and twenty girls were present, all neatly dressed in the picturesque costume of the district.

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