Foreign News: One Should Not Peel an Orange

Outside the House of Commons another big blizzard snarled transport and set back recovery from The Crisis. But inside the chill Victorian-Gothic chamber, tempers were short and hot. The Mother of Parliaments, majestic but not stuffy, had one of her stormiest, most boisterous weeks in recent history. It went along like this:

Voodoo. There was the white-hot matter of the five ebony-black men who were to go to the gallows next day at Accra, in Africa's Gold Coast Colony, for a voodoo murder—the sacrificial killing of a friend to provide companionship in the spirit world for the late Sir Ofori Atta, high...

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