SPAIN: Back to the Oxcart

It was almost a daily boast of pre-Depression politicians, advertisers and economists, that an enormous factor in U. S. prosperity was the widespread distribution and constant use of automobiles. So too apparently believed the late Dictator Miguel Primo de Rivera, who spent millions of pesetas improving Spanish motor roads, advertising Spain as a motorist's paradise. Not at all convinced of the necessity for automobiles are Spain's present Prime Minister, General Damasco Berenguer, and his Minister of National Economy J. Rodriguez de Viguri.

Spain manufactures a few hundred ultrasmart Hispano-Suizas; all her...

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