GUIANA: Blackest Spot

Back last week from St. Laurent de Maroni, France's penal colony in Guiana, came Commissioner Aldin Peyron, earnest head of the Salvation Army in France. In his little Paris office he addressed reporters :

"I have returned gentlemen, from the blackest spot on the continent of America. In that prison colony just sufficient food is served to keep the men strong enough to work tinder the tropical sun."

He said the prime objective of the French Salvation Army would henceforth be to make France's prisons worthy of France.


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