SPAIN: Guns at Triana

In La Triana, the dingy Gypsy quarter of Seville whence come Spain's greatest dancers and matadors, snipers lay on mottled roofs last week potting at the police. News of the Triana gunfire spread north through Spain to become the most serious crisis the young Republic has had to face.

Seville has been restless for weeks. Times are hard in Andalusia; there is serious unemployment. Syndicalist agitators have found many willing ears. Trouble started when Angel Pestana, national head of the Syndicalists, attempted to lead a funeral procession in honor of a Syndicalist...

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