LIBERIA: Palm Whoopee

"Liberia is not a prohibition country. . . . The natives make palm wine. They drink it at their fêtes and frolics. Naturally at the time they feel good and make whoopee. . . . However I have seen very few cases of drunkenness among the Liberian people."

Thus last week spoke Third Secretary Clifton R. Wharton of the U. S. Legation at Monrovia, according to an A. N. P.* correspondent who interviewed him as he arrived in Boston. A thoroughgoing optimist concerning the Black Republic, Secretary Wharton parried questions about forced or...

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