Foreign News: English & Swimming

How to make Italian liners safer? In Manhattan last week the fact that this problem has just been dealt with by Dictator Benito Mussolini was revealed by a suave, expatriate Roman, Dr. Merigio Serrati, General Manager in the U. S. of the Lloyd Sabaudo Line. Said he:

"Premier Mussolini has decided that the best safety device for Italian vessels in foreign service will be to have the sailors learn English and swimming. Virtually 90% of our passengers speak English, and in case of danger or disaster it is highly desirable that the crew speak...

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