INTERNATIONAL: Bullying & Bluffing

President Roosevelt last week ordered the only U. S. war boat in the Mediterranean, the brand new destroyer Dale, to up anchor at Leghorn, Italy and steam to Washington in time for the celebration of Navy Day. Oct. 28.

Meanwhile 204-lb. British Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin was showing 185-lb. Benito Mussolini, whom most Britons consider a "Big Bully," how to be a Bigger Bully while remaining every inch an English Gentleman.

Italians, Frenchmen, Germans, Americans and other foreigners—but not His Majesty's subjects in...

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