Reports from Rome had it that Finance Minister Volpi would head the Italian Debt Mission to the
U. S. Washington contributed a report that the negotiations would be opened at that city about Oct. 15. Said Count Volpi:
"We have every reason to be hopeful. I am a business man and will be dealing with business men of my own type, like Secretary Mellon, who I am sure will approach the problem with an eye to realities.
"I have successfully carried out many similar missions in my career, and I trust this one will...