ITALY: Fat Tourists Smacked

Swarthy and reckless Signer Mario Carli, a young favorite of Il Duce, laid about him outrageously again, last week, in the lurid pages of his arch-Fascist Roman news sheet, L'Impero. Last fortnight Editor Carli outraged smart Italian women who slenderize themselves and refuse to have children by telling them (TIME, Jan. 21) that "such sweet egotists, such darling morsels of vanity, should be soundly smacked on every possible occasion!" Last week, even this ungallant bravado was eclipsed when Smacker Carli took a sounding wallop at tourists:

"So far as these fat drones are...

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