National Geographic : 1936 Sep
372 THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE Photograph by Branson De Cou "WANT TO BUY A CRICKET?" On the annual "Cricket Day" in Florence, the chirping insects are sold in wooden cages as house hold pets. Photograph by Vitullo "NO. 71" COMES TO A BRIEF HALT DURING THE ANNUAL THOUSAND-MILE RACE Charcoal gas provided fuel for this machine in experiments with gasoline substitutes during the 1936 Mille Miglia. Run on a Sunday, when spectators are free to mass themselves in knots at dan gerous curves, the race begins at Brescia, proceeds southward to the outskirts of Rome, eastward to the Adriatic, and back to the starting point (page 384).