SPAIN: Royalty Attacked

Those who know would hardly say that Alfonso XIII, King of Spain, was in any way a ruler endowed with remarkable gifts of kingship. Yet it remains an incontrovertible fact that he is a most amiable person and a sportsman of sterling qualities. As sovereign of Spain, he is undoubtedly in a most difficult position. His democratic leanings are well enough known. In principle, he agrees with the British conception of monarchy; but, unfortunately, Director Primo Rivera and his satellites are masters of the situation and, willy-nilly, the King must bow to the...

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