ITALY: In the Chamber

Premier Benito Mussolini's first appearance in the Chamber of Deputies since his brief illness (TIME, Mar. 2, 30) was greeted with a Fascist cataclysm of exuberance, somewhat marred by the Communists, who staged a counter-demonstration.

The entire Chamber, excepting the Communists, sang Giovinnezza, Fascist war song; and, as the final words became an echo, the Communists yelled: "Long live Communism!" The Fascisti smiled, cheered and clapped .the appreciative Mussolini. Once again rang out the provocative cry: "Long live Communism!" A Fascist became unnerved, sprang into...

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