NETHERLANDS-HAITI: Instead of the Marines

Dutch-blooded President Franklin Delano Roosevelt this week started U. S. Minister to Haiti George Anderson Gordon on a 5,500-mile sea journey from sunny squalor to scrubbed prosperity, from slender mulattoes to broad-beamed Nordics, from Haiti to The Hague, where he will be accredited to regally pink-&-white Queen Wilhelmina instead of to duskily diffident Haitian President Stenio Vincent. Saying an official goodby to Port-au-Prince meant having sent down from Manhattan presents for pickaninnies in the hospital patronized by Mrs. Gordon and choice viands including meat for the banquet Minister Gordon served to...

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