SPAIN: Red, Purple & Yellow

As the Bourbon dynasts left Madrid early last week, a happy madness filled the city. From countless housetops fluttered the Republican flag—three horizontal stripes of red, purple, yellow. All day and all night delirious crowds paraded, cavorted, gyrated in the streets with red stockinet "liberty caps" on their heads. Policemen who had been shooting at these same people three days before, turned their cloaks inside out to show the red lining, and grinned broadly. Workmen, feeling frightfully self important, chopped the crowns and shields off...

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