ITALY: Notes, Sep. 29, 1924

In a speech at Naples, His Majesty Benito Mussolini said: "I am a servant of no master but the Nation. I ask no reward but my conscience. It is enough that I can look forward to a none too distant date when I can lay aside my task, strong in the knowledge that I have accomplished something useful."

By some, his words were interpreted as a prediction of his early resignation; others, knowing Benito a little better, discussed them as a mere gesture.

The Italian Government decided to repay...

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