PORTUGAL: Triumvirate

Repercussions of the week following the most recent of successful Portuguese revolutions (TIME, June 7) :

1) President Bernardino Machado of Portugal called to the premiership Commander Mendes Cabecadas, prominent in the last revolution as in many another.

2) President Machado resigned, addressed a communication to Premier Cabecadas: "With my resignation your Government will assume full authority in plenitude of executive power."

3) It was announced that the Premier and Ministers of War (General da Costa) and Foreign Affairs (General Carrmona) constitute "a supreme committee" or dictatorial triumvirate.

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