10 MARCH 1928, Page 39


[To the Editor of the SPECTATOR.] • SIR,—As the following notice may be of great interest to many of your readers, I am forwarding it in the hope thit you will insert :—

" The Official Gazette of Madrid, February 7th, contains a Royal Order declaring compulsory the use of shields on the horses used in bull fights in the bull rings of Madrid, Barcelona, Bilbao, San Sebastian, Seville, Valencia, and discretionary in the remaining bull rings of Spain. Senor J. Julia, hon. secretary of the Spanish Society for Protection of Animals, is greatly to be cohgratulated upon the success of his work in trying to introduce these shield-a."

Secretary, The Council of Justice to Animals. 42 Old Bond Street, W. 1.