Comings & Goings: May 14, 1928

The Governor of Rome, Prince Ludovico Spada Varalli Potenziani, tall and of cadaverous countenance, reached Manhattan last week on the liner Conte Biancamano to return the visit made to Rome last year by jaunty New York Mayor James ("Jimmy") Walker. Prince Potenziani's governship of Rome is a mayoralty with added dictatorial powers. He is of ancient aristocratic family but likes to drive a motor car with as much reckless speed as does Dictator Benito Mussolini himself, and is skilled in the gentlemanly art of swordplay. He was accompanied by his athletic, vivacious daughter,...

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