National Affairs: Sentimental Journey

Last week Colonel Carmi Alderman Thompson, onetime member of the Ohio Gang, now personal researcher for the Big White President, continued his critical observations from aboard the Filipino- financed Bustamente (TIME, July 26, et seq.). Slowly the little steamer pushed through hundreds of emerald islets in a turquoise sea beneath azure heavens—on, on to Cuyo Island, veritable Eden in the Sulu Sea. Col. Thompson, pleased, ambled beneath outlandish cocoanut palms, low luscious mangoes. No phones, newspapers, railroads, trolleys or automobiles marred this hot perfection. Ah, to be a barefoot native! . . . But...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!