TERRITORIES: Mother, Tapeworm

Theodore Roosevelt, Governor of Porto Rico and (selfstyled) "ambassador to the Caribbean," gets help from newspapermen on the tyro Spanish in which, with dogged goodwill, he addresses his charges when- ever he can. Last week one newspaperman could not forbear to relay to the U. S. two of the Governor's better "breaks" in recent Spanish-speeches.

To show what a family man he was, he called himself madre de quatro (mother of four).

To point out that Brig.-General Francis La Jeune Parer, chief of the Bureau of Insular Affairs, was a bachelor (soltero) he called...

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