RAIL STRIKE MAY BE
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THREE DROWNED IN
CARRIES THEM OUT
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VOL.3, NO. 244 Chicago, Wednesday, July 15, 1914
SPAIN THE WORLD'S NEXT REPUBLIC
-ALFONSO MAY BE PRESIDENT
King Far From Being a Fool He Is Working Cards Des
l perately to Retain Monarchy and Is by Sheer,
I Courage Most Popular Man in Spain.
f BY MARY BOYLE O'REILLY.
Paris, July 15. Spain is going to
be the world's next republic.
King Alfonso may be the new re
public's first president
The young monarch has shown a
solitary courage and bravado which
have caught the imagination of the
Spanish multitude and made him the
most popular man 'in the country!
The king has 15,000 fully armed
troops quartered in Madrid he is
taking no chances on the revolution.
rgeing aj$er is a cfcngerp.ua Job--
but devilish well paid1," is his motto.
Ingratiating himself with his arch
enemies, the republicans, he hopes to
remain Spain's ruler, even when the
inevitable republic is declared.
"After Canalejas the Spanish re
volution" has become a proverb in
the Peninsula. Canalejas, the Iron
Premier, is now dead, shot by a re
publican sympathizer. The mess-up
in Spain approaches. Recently in the
Spanish chamber Ministeralists
cheering the king were roared down,
by. r$pjijbljcan cheering ftejublic
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