Foreign News: Brouhaha

Italians, of late, have spent much valuable time disputing with Frenchmen. Last week four incidents engaged the interest of newsgatherers, made for bitterness and retractions.

¶ Italian students played football with Hungarian students at post-Olympic games in Paris. Anti-Fascists among the spectators hissed and booed the Italians. Result—a brouhaha* French gendarmes intervened and several Italian students were injured.

Piqued, they returned to Rome, were met by Fascist Secretary General Augusto Turati. Said Secretary Turati: "France, country of all liberties, should be ashamed of having violated all duties of hospitality."

French journals sought to...

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