SPAIN: Mischief Unto Mother Church

Spanish policemen beat twelve citizens insensible in Madrid's octagonal Puerto, del Sol (Sun "Square") one day last week. The twelve had shouted, "Down with the Church!"

Not far away Civil Guards grew tired of slapping thousands of citizens back from the National Assembly with the flats of their sabres, began brutally to slash, drew blood. Back & back the mob surged like a great wounded beast, but did not disperse, stayed to raise conflicting shouts of "Down with the Church!" and "Long live Christ the King!"

Inside the National Assembly excited Deputies wrestled for...

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