Foreign News: SPAIN

The assassination of Senor Salvador Segui—nicknamed Noy del Sucre (Lump of Sugar)—a labor leader, and of Francisco Comas, his chief lieutenant, has produced a crisis.

Laborites have declared a general strike and are incensed by the fact that no arrests were made by the police in connection with the murders, which are regarded as political.

The entire right wing of Congress, including reactionaries and clericals, are united in favoring an absolute regime on the model of the Mussolini Government in Italy.

The Government has ordered a general investigation of all workmen's organizations with...

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