PORTUGAL: Foreign News

There is a seething undercurrent of discontent in Lisbon, and it is feared that the nation may be heading for another revolution. (The last one was attempted in 1921.) High cost of living is the principal cause of complaint. Though the workmen are earning good wages, they complain that they have to spend them all on food. The price of bread is said to have increased by 150 per cent, and other foodstuffs have been proportionately advanced.

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