FRENCH WEST AFRICA: Cinderella

Two months ago grizzled blackamoor Prince Batoula, 44-year-old scion of a once potent Senegalese dynasty, came to the U. S. His father, Sheik Mamadou. is the "ruling notable" of nearly 2,000,000 Senegalese of French West Africa, although the French Governor General's word in that section of the world is generally considered final. The Prince, Heir Apparent to the "throne," wore flowing blue robes, the green and gold skull cap of the Senegalese sovereigns. He also carried a ram's horn suspended from his neck, ten World War decorations and a fountain pen across...

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