MEXICO: At Three Marys

As a result of the ending of Mexico's religious troubles 80 nuns were ordered released from the penal islands of Tres Marias (The Three Marys). But Madre Maria Concepcion Acebedo de la Llata, "intellectual author" of the murder of President-Elect Alvaro Obregon (TiME, Sept. 3, et seq.) remained behind.

Remembering bloodthirsty stories of France's Devil Island and Italy's Lampedusa, meticulous Robert A. Maier, Mexican correspondent of Berlin's Lokalan-zeiger anticipated the first anniversary of General Obregon's death by going to visit Mother Concepcion, to see for himself what a Mexican penal island is...

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