Foreign News: What About Stamps?

The so-called Keys of Earth & Heaven crossed beneath the Papal Tiara was the device which adorned postage stamps of the Papal State up to 1870. Last week Protestant and Ku Klux postmen faced the possibility that they may have to deliver letters bearing such stamps, should a new series be issued by the newly reorganized Papal State (TIME, Feb. 18). In Rome last week the question "What about stamps?" drew this suave, disarming answer from Francesco, Prince Massimo:

"The labor of preparing designs for a new series of stamps would be so great...

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