Foreign News: Krim to Madagascar

Meagre despatches announced last week that Mohammed ben Abd-el-Krim, recently surrendered famed "Sultan" of the Riff (TIME, June 7), will be "exiled honorably but without favors or hardships on the island of Madagascar" by his Franco-Spanish conquerors.

Since the balmy isle in question which lies off the coast of Portuguese East Africa, would cover an area equivalent to that of an elipse passing through Manhattan, Des Moines and Richmond, the exact whereabouts of Krim's exile were but vaguely indicated.

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