Foreign News: Tempesta

Spume laden, a storm swept in from the subtle Mediterranean last week, struck between Genoa and Leghorn. For hours Italian shipping was buffeted. Many fishing smacks floundered. Viareggio and other resorts on the Italian Riviera were inundated. At last the storm veered overland through Tuscany and Emilia to Venice. There the Grand Canal rose until gondolas glided across the Piazza di San Marco—usually as dry as Fifth Avenue, and like that thoroughfare lined with shops de luxe. Venetian vendors of lace, glass and what not, bustled about in two feet of water, rescued...

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