NICARAGUA: Prosperous Sandino

President Coolidge sent 6,000 Marines to Nicaragua and their officers told them to "Get Sandino dead or alive!" In two years of furious guerrilla fighting no one ever "got" General Augusto Calderon Sandino, though at last this slender, sallow, wild-eyed patriot was driven from Nicaragua after his men had killed 21 U. S. Marines (TIME, March 12, 1928). Last week a roving correspondent found Sandino in Yucatan, the arid Mexican state which bulges like a sand blister out into the Gulf of Mexico.

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