EL SALVADOR: Latin America, May 22, 1944

Theosophist's End Firecrackers popped, sirens screamed in El Salvador last week as hated Theosophist-Dictator. Maximiliano Hernández Martinez resigned the Presidency, fled to Guatemala. Said Martinez (who has slain his thousands): "The curtain has fallen. I have played my last chess game. I shall devote my life to agriculture and spiritual activity in Theosophy."

It was one of the few times in history, when the "civil disobedience" of an unarmed people had overthrown a ruthless tyrant. After military revolt failed last month, practically the entire population of El Salvador rose in a spontaneous...