Foreign News: Going, Going . . .

Sicilian separatists want independence from Italy. Last week Sicilian separatism reached the shooting stage. In Palermo, Italian troops tommy-gunned 2,500 rioting Sicilians, killed 19, wounded 102. In Rome dry, precise British Ambassador Sir Noel Charles conveyed to Premier Ivanoe Bonomi's hard-pressed Government a precise, official message from London: any report that Britain was supporting Sicilian separation was utterly false.

Next day the Palermo shooting continued, casualties increased. The New York Times's Herbert L. Matthews investigated. His judgment: the riots were due in part to economic misery, lack of food. But agents .provocateurs...

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