SPAIN: In Morocco

News from Spanish Morocco, which Professor Unamuno dubbed "The tomb of the Habsburg-Bourbon dynasty" (TIME, Aug. 25), continued appropriately to be grave.

The situation was said to be more serious than at any time since the Melilla disaster of 1921. Beni Hassan and Beni Said tribes combined in attacking the Spanish forces and were joined by numerous tribesmen from hitherto friendly groups. A column of Moorish auxiliaries and Foreign Legion troops under the command of General Riquelme was defeated with the loss of two officers, killed by hand grenades.

Minor defeats were...

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