ITALY: Pomp

The pen of Premier Mussolini produced 90 times his all but illegible autograph. Ninety additional Italian generals were thereby created. (Total of brigadier and major generals in the U. S. Army 92.)

Further activities by II Duce resulted in the resuscitation of an edict of Caius Julius Caesar Octavianus Augustus (63 B. C. to 14 A. D.) requiring all Romans to keep buildings owned by them in presentable repair.

The 1926 version of this pre-Christian manifesto prudently demands that before ordering his house painted the modern Roman must submit the color of...

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