ARMY & NAVY: Base Hunting


Giddy Puerto Ricans last week leaped to the conclusion that the U. S. was about to go to war, that they would have to fight for a Motherland that many of them love none too well. Basis of these rumors was a braided assemblage at Governor Blanton Winship's palace, La Fortaleza, in San Juan. Admiral Arthur Japy Hepburn arrived with a retinue of officers to look at Isla Grande, a 300-acre smudge in upper San Juan Harbor, to see whether it would be useful as a Caribbean naval and air base.


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