SPAIN: Bourbon in Distress

King by the Grace of God, His Catholic Majesty Alfonso XIII suddenly found himself this week no longer King by the Will of the People. In the first election Spain has had for eight years the People hurled an avalanche of Republican ballots against the Crown.

In Madrid the King's candidates failed to carry even the constituency in which his palace stood, lost the Capital as a whole, lost Seville, Barcelona, Cordova, lost all the provincial capitals except three, lost what was supposed to be the invincible...

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