Foreign News: Honor Sullied

The Duke of Almodovar and Count Cimera each addressed furious open letters, last week, to General Don Miguel Primo de Rivera, Marquis de Estella, Prime Minister and Dictator of Spain.

Bitterly Duke and Count complained that their honor had been sullied by the Marquis. What did he mean, they asked in effect, by breaking off his engagement with the Senorita Mercedes de Castellanos (TIME, June 18) and giving as his reason her "imprudent and inexplicable" conduct in appearing on the Madrid Stock Exchange accompanied by the Duke and Count?

To neither of these nobles does it seem "inexplicable" that a pretty woman should...

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