Foreign News: Palm to Palm

Proudly announced by the French Government's new Office Français du Tourisme in Manhattan was the opening, last week, of a new transAlpine railway linking smart Monte Carlo and Nice directly with Northern Italy, Switzerland, Germany.

Until very recently it was understood that the new line would be inaugurated by a handshake across the Franco-Italian frontier between President Gaston Doumergue and Prime Minister Benito Mussolini. That would have been no more than appropriate—for unquestionably this de luxe Riviera route is of greater social importance than the trans-Pyrenean freight line recently opened by the King...

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