Foreign News: In 1950?

The Mayor of Tolmezzo, a village in the north, decided to place a commemoration tablet on the wall of a school at which Signor Mussolini taught some eighteen years ago. The Mayor was somewhat damped, surprised and pained to receive a telegram from the Premier:

"I see from the newspapers that you propose to place a tablet in Tolmezzo to the memory of my sojourn there 18 years ago. Please dedicate the money collected to some scholastic charity. I have no desire of being transformed into marble before my time. Try again in 1950."

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