Foreign News: Nearer & Nearer

Since President Manuel Azaña of Spain was almost hourly expected to flee from Madrid, the Mexican Congress last week sent a message of sympathy addressed "to the President of Spain wherever he may be." This arrived as the President was sitting in his small office at the Palacio National in Madrid, declaring that "The Spanish Republic will maintain political and religious liberty!" The Spanish Republic was actually at its last gasp and the President's wife had fled to the seaport of Alicante, haven for refugees from Madrid. There she was taking care of...

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