Foreign News: Alfonso's Luck

Spanish readers of La, Nation* of Buenos Aires, Argentina, scanned with interest a "scoop" carried by that famed news organ last week after its publisher Don Jorge Mitre obtained the first audience granted by King Alfonso XIII of Spain to a news-gatherer since the recent artillery officers' mutiny (TIME, Sept. 13).

"It was not I who put down the mutiny!" cried His Majesty. "All was accomplished by General Primo de Rivera."

None the less Publisher Mitre attributed the suppression of the mutiny very largely to the King's dash by motor in six hours from San...

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