SWITZERLAND: So Distasteful

M. Giuseppe Motta, Vice President and "president presumptive"* of Switzerland, onetime President of the League of Nations (TIME, Sept. 8, 1924), delivered a surprisingly firm diplomatic rebuke to Italian Fascismo last week before the Nationalrat.š M. Motta chose as the text of his remarks a disturbance created recently at Geneva, when Italian Fascists broke up a meeting of Italian Socialists at which Mussolini had been denounced as a "murderer" by several speakers.

The Italian Minister at Berne, Signer Garbasso, had previously had the hardihood, according to M. Motta, to request the Swiss Government...

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