Foreign News: Savages vs. Legalists

Went Benito Mussolini, Premier of Italy, to visit the fair island of Sicily.

Hardly had he shaken the dust of Rome from his feet when a wordy tournament broke out between Fascisti "Savages," who think they should not he disarmed until "il duce" (the leader, Mussolini) has passed strong legislative measures to repress once and for all his enemies, and the Fascisti "Legalists," who advocate disarmament and observation of law and order.

Matters rapidly reached such a pitch that Arnaldo, Benito's brother, wrote in II Popolo d'ltalia, Benito's organ, a special article urging...

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