SPAIN: Kings . . . to the Scaffold . . .

"Kings . . . to the Scaffold . . ."

Rumored the richest Spaniard, certainly one of the saddest, is old Count de Romanones. He arranged the flight of Alfonso XIII (TIME, April 27). He put Queen Victoria Eugenie, the ailing Crown Prince and the rest of the Spanish Royal Family on a train at Madrid and said the last goodbye. As their glory and his reflected glory faded, the Count sat stunned by his emotions on a railway station bench. Last week Count de Romanones rose courageously in the Socialist and...

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