CUBA: Sanctuary

Foreign legations in Cuba have certain current expenses not on most diplomatic budgets. They must always be prepared to give board & lodging to the terrified opponents of crafty President Gerardo Machado y Morales. Last week, fortnight after pro-Machado assassins had retaliated for the murder of Speaker of the Senate Clemente Vazquez Bello with four killings, the asylums were full.

The Uruguayan Legation held Dr. Ricardo Dolz, Rector of Havana University; and Carlos Manuel de la Cruz.

The Spanish Embassy held Gabriel Garcia Menocal and Mario Miguel Menocal, relatives of onetime President...

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