Foreign News: Abominable Sauerkraut

A second manifesto on "Futurist food" (TIME, Jan. 12) was issued in Rome last week by famed Filippo Tomaso Marinetti, poet, millionaire, founder of Futurist Art, friend of Dictator Mussolini.

"Down with roast beef and pudding in England!" the manifesto began. "And down with sauerkraut in Germany—the most abominable of all inventions!"

Calling upon kindred spirits in all nations to rally to the banner of "Futurist food," Signer Marinetti somewhat further defined this rather vague conception: "The whole world must wake up and invent Futurist lunches and dinners. We must begin with abolishing...

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