Marcus Garvey, Provisional President of Africa, came a cropper at last. Some time ago, he was convicted of using the mails to defraud (TIME, Jan. 11, 1923) in connection with operations of a "Black Star Line" of which he assumed the title of President.

He tried selling stock of this line, which was to carry Negroes back to Africa, and in so doing, sent some things through the mails that were good salesmanship but doubtful ethics. He was sentenced to serve five years in prison and to pay a $1,000 fine. Last week,...

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