In Rome, the oath of "allegiance to the King and his successors" taken by foreigners on becoming Italian citizens was altered by the Government last week. They struck out the phrase "and his successors."
Since Crown Prince Umberto is reputedly antiFascist, this tampering with the oath seemed a direct slap by Benito Mussolini at H. R. H.
In Victoria, British Columbia, a furious oath battle raged all week between the Provincial Minister of Public Works. Hon. Rolf Wallgren Bruhn (born Swedish, naturalized British) and the Minister of Education, Hon. Joshua Hinchliffe (born British).