SPAIN: Wisdom in Reverse

Spain's most "picturesque" citizens— her most old fashioned ones—inhabit the sunny southlands upon which are sprinkled such romantic cities as Seville, Granada, Cordoba, Cadiz. In joint session at Seville last week the governors of Spain's sunniest provinces decided that something must be clone at once to end unemployment. They did that something. They decreed that hereafter "no tractor or other mechanical farm implement" shall be used in southern Spain. With farm machinery at a standstill there will be work for many, many farmhands—so reasoned the picturesque governors. Their decree, of...

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