Foreign News: Maddest Exaltation

With brazen clatter a telegraph machine spat news of speed and Death, last week, into the dignified Roman sanctum of Editor Count Giuseppe Dalla Torre. The Count publishes L'Osservatore Romano, the sole daily newsorgan permitted to speak for the Vatican.

Speed! The wires spat that, near Milan, on the Grand Prix Course, famed Racing Driver Antonio Materassi is roaring to victory at 120 miles per hour. Death! The car swerves and plunges into the grandstand. Materassi is killed. So are 21 spectators. Cables flash to the U. S. that among the 26 injured was one Mrs. Dorothy Doherty, Bostonian.

When the wires grew...

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