INDIA: Gandhi v. Mussolini

During the Boer War well-fleshed young Lawyer Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi organized an ambulance corps and personally led it under fire to the succor of British troops with such bravery that he received the official thanks of Queen Victoria's Government.

In 1906 similar service was rendered by Mr. Gandhi during the savage Zulu Rebellion in Natal and he accepted from King George the highly coveted Kaiser-i-Hind medal, sent it back in 1920 when he began to preach "Civil Disobedience."

Last week scrawny St. Gandhi, some-what in eclipse since he failed to win Dominion...

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