Foreign News: Tuba Sounded

Black-shirted Fascists stood row upon row in the vast Coliseum. To hear the words of II Duce del Fascismo there had come to Rome not mere newsgatherers but news, potentates such as Publisher Walter A. Strong of the Chicago Daily News who personally wrote, signed and put a story on the wire.

The day was the fourth anniversary of Signor Mussolini's march upon Rome at the head of his black-shirted army. As though sniffing again the heady air of that supreme triumph, II Duce cried, last week:

"In this present day the life of peoples...

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