Foreign News: Hearth Fires

Portugal's Salazar calls his country's three little colonies on the west coast of India "a small hearth of the spirit of the West in the East." Last week the hearth was flaring up dangerously. In the village of Dadrá, ten miles southeast of the town of Damão, Policeman A. P. Rozaerio was addressing 150 restive villagers on their duty to defend Portuguese sovereignty. Suddenly, a voice from the edge of the crowd shouted a demand that Rozaerio surrender the village to India. Rozaerio, aware that he had a fight on his hands, seized his rifle and began spraying bullets into the...

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