CUBA: Smiling Chango

Five little white girls between four and eight years old disappeared from Cuban farms near Havana last week. They had no possible interest in upholding or opposing the Machado government. Havana police sprang to action. In a deserted barn near Caimito, 22 mi. from the capital, the children's dismembered bodies were found. In that barn the police also found a crude altar of stones and seashells, a hideous statue of the Goddess Chango, and 28 half-crazed Negroes, two of them with bloody robes and blunt stone axes. The most intelligible of the prisoners, one Jose Delgado, described what had...

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