Foreign News: Best Governor & Sergeant

SPANISH-GUINEA

Best Governor & Sergeant

Spain's second largest colony is her extremely fertile Guinea, a realm roughly as large as Maryland on Africa's West Coast. Last week 140,000 Guineans (mostly black) were appalled by doings at a dance on the Island of Annobon.

Virtual king of this island, and its only white resident, was Sergeant Restitute Castilla of the Spanish Colonial Guards. Weeks ago the lordly Sergeant began great preparations to entertain the Governor General of all Spanish Guinea. Island blacks were drilled in a wild, weird dance for His Excellency's edification. Came...

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