SPAIN: Brandied Nose

In Spain the able-bodied child must defend the honor of the infirm parent.

Not precisely infirm, perhaps, but paunchy, soft, and comparatively defenseless is Citizen Miguel Primo de Rivera, onetime Dictator of Spain, now with his daughters sampling the delights of Paris.

If the two sons he left behind in Spain had adequately defended their father's honor last week, their swords would have been dripping with the gore of half the artillery officers in Madrid, for these gentry, who hated Primo de Rivera, seldom refer to him in public today without an oath plus...

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