CUBA: Socialites to Jail

Over Cuba's aristocratic House of Mendoza hovered last week scandal and disgrace. Mendoza menfolk are among Cuba's leading lawyers. They represent American Sugar Refining, Electric Bond & Share. Last month socialite Senora Mariana de la Torre Mendoza became the first woman ever arraigned before a Cuban court martial. She, her son Dr. Igacio Mendoza and a nephew, were charged with conspiracy to assassinate on June 10, by means of a 6-lb. dynamite bomb, General Gerardo Machado y Morales, President of Cuba.

Socialites who packed the courtroom waved handkerchief encouragement to Senora...

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