SPAIN: Azana's Jaw

By working his large jaw with its widely-spaced teeth up and down in the National Assembly last week, Provisional President, Premier & War Minister Manuel Azana made himself Dictator of Spain.

To obtain all the usual dictatorial power (previously held by such men as King Alfonso and Primo de Rivera), President Azana circulated rumors among the Deputies that a plot had been discovered by his Government "to end the Spanish Republic tomorrow morning." On the Assembly platform, however, the President's jaw worked thus:

"The Spanish Republic is not in danger, but we are...

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