Foreign News: Slow Push

After twelve days of fierce fighting Rebel Generalissimo Francisco Franco's "win-the-war" offensive against Catalonia temporarily slowed down last week. At week's end the red-&-gold Insurgent flag flew over two sizable new bulges of terri tory totaling about 750 square miles. If Insurgent troops pierce another 16 miles into Catalonia to take Artesa, then Barce lona, the Loyalist capital, will be seriously threatened.

Biggest Rebel victory of the week was the capture, by the bayonet, of Granadella, 18 miles south of Lerida, centre of the Catalonian battlefront. Before they could take Artesa, however, a...

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