Letters: In Necaragua

In Nicaragua


I am in a mountain pueblo named Boaco, in the department of Chontales, Nicaragua. This Central American stronghold is where General Jose Maria Moncada, chief of the Liberal forces, delivered his arms to my marines on May 13. In wet weather it is reached by horse or pack-mule only. Occasionally an aeroplane drops mail to us. However the mail reaches us, the periodical which I first open is TIME, short, snappy, to the point, a mental feast. Critics to the contrary notwithstanding. I still persist in reading TIME from p. 1...

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