Foreign News: Prodigal Island

The British naval sloop Milford, Vice Admiral Edward Radcliffe Garth Russell Evans commanding, hove to in the bleak South Atlantic one day last week to ride out a 70 m.p.h. storm. Brave Admiral Evans could not have found a lonelier spot. Full 2,000 mi. northeast lay Bechuanaland where last September he did his duty as a Briton and an officer in banishing a South African chief who had punished a white man (TIME, Sept. 25 et seq.). Four thousand miles farther on was Britain. Three thousand miles to the south was the South Pole...

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