ITALY: Duce Deeds

¶ One hundred thousand lire ($5,230) received by Popular Author Benito Mussolini from Saturday Evening Post and Cosmopolitan was donated, last week, by Prime Minister Mussolini to Fascist charities.

¶ Italian public debt securities to the value of 140,000.000 lire ($7,300,000) were symbolically burned upon two Pagan altars by Il Duce. The securities had been contributed by patriotic citizens, and their destruction of course reduced the public debt by the amount of their face value and interest. The Pagan altars employed were originally used to offer up...

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