ITALY: Odist Attacked

John Adams Abbott, Bostonian, descendant of John Adams, graduate of Gorton, odist of his class at Harvard ('25), stood in line last week to purchase a ticket which would admit him to the Vatican. One Salvatore Astrologo, guide, jostled him or was jostled. High words in several languages ensued. Later Astrologo, accompanied by two friends, attacked Abbott near his hotel.

An agente di polizia stopped the fight, arrested Mr. Abbott for having "spoken disrespectfully in public of Premier Mussolini." His mother, sister, uncle testified that the whole...

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