SPAIN: All for Africa

SPAIN All for Africa

Not for years had Madrid's massive War Ministry been so stirred. Down the sedate corridors and across the carpeted halls the word fluttered: Paymaster Captain Julian Rodriguez Pastrana has gone over the hill with the ministry's payroll, $600,000 in cash. Soon everyone began recalling little things about handsome Captain Rodriguez, a colonel's son and a smart officer. They recalled how he had separated from his wife, and had taken up with an expensively beautiful brunette named Africa Peral Redondo, who was only 28 to his 40. Out went the alarm for the arrest of both of them....

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