Foreign News: Fifth Anniversary

"Blackshirts of all Italy!" Thus began a proclamation of Prime Minister Benito Mussolini on the occasion of the fifth anniversary of the Fascist march on Rome, Oct. 28, 1922. In accordance with the Prime Minister's recent decision, th«re was no public holiday—all Italy worked, except a few athletes who gave a demonstration in Rome. The real celebration, staged with the usual vigorous splendor, marchings with flags, flamboyant rhetoric, was held two days later, on a Sunday.

In his proclamation to the nation in general and the Fascisti in particular, Signor Mussolini said:

"For the...

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