It was about time, Signer Benito Mussolini decided last week, that Signer Dino Grandi should become in Italian eyes the hero of the London Conference.

Punching one of the pale buttons on his big dark desk, II Duce dictated to the secretary who hurried in, the gist of what newsorgans would say next day all over Italy. With this chore attended to the Dictator ate his frugal lunch, returned to his office, locked the door. Then for a time passers-by heard the wild, crashing strains of the Mussolini...

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