Foreign News: Bread and Liberty

The Erica Reed, sailing under the U. S. flag, manned by a U. S. crew, steamed last week into Barcelona Harbor carrying foodstuffs sent to Leftist Spain by U. S. friends and sympathizers. Lloyd's of London reported that two Rightist armed patrol boats had signaled to the ship to stop four miles off Gibraltar. Instead, Captain Harry

Johnson ignored the signals, steamed unmolested up the Mediterranean Coast.* Dumped on the docks of the half-starved, refugee-jammed Catalan capital were 5,000 tons of wheat, enough to make 7,480,000 pound loaves of bread, bought from the U....

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