ITALY: Fun in the Bank

Hardest working of Europe's great international bankers is spry, dynamic little Governor Vincenzo Azzolini of the Bank of Italy, who is always popping up unheralded to comb this or that Italian bank's books personally, while its officers simper and squirm. Last week Signor Azzolini made several most exalted persons squirm. After going over the quantities of gold wedding rings, gold cups and gold medals presented by Italians to their State to speed the war (TIME, Dec. 30), the Bank of Italy announced that the "gold" medal given to His Excellency Benito...

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