GREAT BRITAIN: Typhoid & Terror

A case of typhoid having broken out, 400 of the 3,800 refugee Basque children sheltering in Britain were packed off by the Salvation Army to quarantine in Clapton, a north London suburb. One morning last week 50 were found missing. Kind-hearted Clapton residents, having heard rumors that the children "were being beaten & kept prisoners," had crept up to the hall, lured them away with candy, cigarets, beer. Distracted Salvation Army officers had to scour the streets to recover the truants.

Few days later Sir John Reith, chief of British Broadcasting Corp.,...

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