Foreign News: Gabriele

Gabriele d'Annunzio, poet airman, took a trip in an aeroplane over the Alps to Paris. The French were so excited that they sent 24 battle plans to greet him. Since then he is reported as having literally vanished into thin air. No trace of him can be discovered, although it is hoped that he has only had a forced landing in some remote place.

The whole aspect of the case assumes a curious complexion when it is remembered that Gabriele recently said that he was about to engage in an exploit in which he "...

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