ITALY: Sinistra, Signora!

Even pretty women have been cautioned by Roman policemen, during the past two years, whenever they have "kept to the right" in walking the Corso Umberto, famed shopping thoroughfare.

All pedestrians should have "kept to the left," by command of Prime Minister Benito Mussolini; but until last week the order was never enforced. A young or pretty transgressor would experience no more than a gallant pressure upon the arm from a policeman who murmured mellifluently, "Sinistra, Signora." Usually the pressure and the suggestion were ignored by willful females, stubborn males—until last...

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