PORTUGAL: 18th Revolution

Quem nao tem visto Lisboa, noa tem know what beauty is.* —PORTUGUESE PROVEBB

Machine guns crackled last week in the tortuously inclined streets of Lisbon. The city, built like Imperial Rome on seven hills, was weathering the 18th Portuguese revolution since 1910.† Last week the struggle between the two factions of the military adventurers who now dominate Portugal became so furious that the U. S. Legation was hit by stray machine-gun fire, and U. S. Minister Fred Morris Dearing hastily decamped to the suburbs.

The fighting began when President-Dictator Prageso Carmona of Portugal...

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