ITALY: Fourth Shore

Italy, busy celebrating the 16th anniversary of the March on Rome, last week made two moves to bind what Italians call their ''fourth shore," the African colony of Libya 350 miles across the Mediterranean, closer to the mother country. The Fascist Grand Council decreed that Libya is henceforth part of Italy proper. Its four provinces, organized in 1934, are now political equals of the Italian provinces and will be represented at Rome.

The second move was to dispatch 18,000 peasants, mainly drawn from congested rural districts, to new Government-improved farms on the...

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