Alvaro de Castro was one of the busiest of Portugal's busy men during the week.

Recently, he resigned the Premiership. More recently, he yielded to Presidential exhortations to become once again Premier. Still more recently, he has been trying to form a new Cabinet.

Despite these political worries, he found time to squabble with one captain Fonseca. The squabble became bitter and ended in a challenge.

A duel to the death with swords ensued upon a nameless sward: Captain Fonseca was wounded in the arm.


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