Foreign News: Blue-Shirted

At Paris 6,000 Frenchmen donned "horizon blue shirts, dark blue collars, navy blue ties, light gray suits and blue-ribboned felt hats." Then, swaggering 6,000 canes, they proceeded to assemble and lay the foundations of "blue-shirted French Fascism."

One of their number, M. Jacques Arthuys, harangued the gathering as follows: "Salvation is in Fascism! Certainly not in disciplined and formalized black-shirted Italian Fascism, but in Fascism adapted to the thoughtful and measured French temperament—less of words than of action."

M. Philippe Barrès, son of Maurice Barrès (late author-orator) then defined the spirit of the...

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