SPAIN: Pesetas v. Parades

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Just after the University of Barcelona closed for the Easter vacation last week, rioting students broke into the rector's office, began to pummel the beadle.

"Gentlemen, Caballeros!" cried the rector. "What do you want?"

"We want a Republic!" shouted the ringleader.

"Por Dios!" said the rector. "It is not in my power to give you that!" He retired prudently while the students continued to beat the beadle.

They then tore down a huge picture of King Alfonso, and ripped it to tatters, hoisted the red flag, and attempted to organize...

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