SPAIN: Approval

King Alfonso deemed the recent mutinous outbursts among Spanish artillerymen sufficiently quieted last week to revoke the decree of martial law issued a fortnight ago.

The plebiscite announced by Dictator Premier Primo de Rivera (TIME, Sept. 13) was held last week but voting was slow and delay ensued in counting the ballots. The "plebiscite" turned out to be a solemn farce in which all who approved the Dictatorship were permitted to register their approval while those contrarily minded found no space upon the ballots for negative votes.

Before a single ballot was cast Dictator Premier Primo de Rivera brazenly and confidently declared:...

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