SPAIN: $520,000 for $485

Pious Spaniards have long believed that few if any unbelievers are keen enough to outsmart a Jesuit. Last week their belief became a profound conviction. A Madrid court was asked to believe that in 1931 the Spanish Jesuits sold their $520,000 national headquarters in Madrid for $485 to a pious U. S. sculptor named Edmundo Quatrocchi whose principal achievement was the actual carving on Sculptor Frederick MacMonnies' monument in France commemorating the Battle of the Marne. If this was indeed a sale, the Spanish Republic's subsequent act in confiscating the Jesuit headquarters,...

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