WAR IN SPAIN: No Victory?

The Spanish War simmered down again last week to a series of indecisive thrusts, first by Leftists, then by Rightists, each offensive gaining a little territory, none promising to be very big. A Leftist drive across the Segre River in Catalonia quickly died out, while a Rightist thrust in Estremadura, southwest Spain, was still 15 miles from its goal—the precious Almadén mercury mines.

With time running out for fulfillment of many military observers' three-month-old prophecy of a Spanish Rightist victory before summer's end, Newsinterpreter Walter Lippmann wirelessed to the New York Herald...

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