Foreign News: Rosita's Return

Rosita Forbes, attractive English lady-explorer, returned to London from her latest exploit— a visit to the brigand of Morocco, Raisuli. She stayed for eleven days in the bandit Chief's mountain stronghold in the midst of his ménage consisting of two wives, nine daughters, three sons, three score slaves. Mrs. Forbes said that Raisuli claimed a pedigree extending back to Noah and that he had a surprising knowledge of European affairs. She described him as " a heavy man of 52, with a henna beard." She also reported that he was friendly to Spain, but...

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