CUBA: Passive Anarchy

Shark-shaped Cuba sizzled last week from tip to tip. Bushwhacking insurrestos raided scores of towns. Near Banes on the northeast coast insurgent workers seized a sugar mill largely owned by Vincent Astor and Percy A. Rockefeller, shut up mill executives, wives and children in their quarters, cut off electricity and water. Fifteen sugar mills in Oriente province, mostly U. S.-owned, had been seized by rampaging Cuban proletarians. In Santiago de Cuba soldiers, miners and Communist agitators heckled Manager Fred Northcross of Bethlehem Steel's Daiquiri Mines until he shouted: "We are closing down—permanently!"...

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