The Spanish Chargé to the Secretary of State.
Washington, June 1, 1905.
Mr. Secretary: I have the honor to advise your excellency to the end that you kindly transmit the information to the President that, according to a telegram received this day at the legation, my august sovereign on leaving the opera house in Paris last night, in company with his excellency the President of the French Republic, was the object of an anarchist attempt by means of an explosive bomb.
I am glad, however, to add that Don Alfonso and Monsieur Loubet escaped unscathed from the abominable attempt and were given an enthusiastic ovation by the people of Paris.
I avail, etc.,