ITALY: Martyrs

The U. S. liner President Garfield was all set to sail from Genoa one day last week—gangplanks had been drawn up, lines were being cast off—when an American sailor gave voice to patriotic fervor. "Long live Roosevelt!" he shouted at the Italian longshoremen on the pier. No good Duce-lover could take that with his mouth closed. "Long live Mussolini!" replied the longshoremen. In a trice groups on ship and shore were bellowing at each other. "Long live Roosevelt. Down with Mussolini!" roared the sailors. "Long live Mussolini. Down with America!" chorused nearly a thousand Italians. Patriotic martyrs were two American...

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