CEYLON: A Quarrel of Tongues

CEYLON A Quarrel of Tongues In the eastern part of the island of Ceylon, the bodies of three women, three children and a man were recovered from a well into which they had jumped in a panic-stricken search for shelter. In the capital city of Colombo (pop. 424,816), dozens died and hundreds were injured when police and mobs battled through Lipton's Circus, a tree-shaded plaza where seven roads meet. Trains were derailed, buses overturned and burned; terrified passers-by had to submit to a language test at the hands of mobsters and if they...

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