NICARAGUA: More Marines Killed

"Sandino's ammunition is practically gone. In so far as Nicaragua is concerned, he is finished and is simply trying to escape."

Just a month ago the above optimistic information was considered so authentic that it formed the nub of a report to the U. S. Senate's Foreign Relations Committee cabled by Rear Admiral David F. Sellers, commanding the U. S. special service squadron in Nicaragua. At the same time a prominent Marine field commander in Nicaragua, Major Archibald Young, was quoted as saying that the greatest difficulty encountered by his men was from wood ticks & fleas.

Last week the validity of...