Masques of Nyarlathotep
Carlyle Expedition Clipping #7
NAIROBI (Reuters)—The massacre of the long-missing
Carlyle expedition was confirmed today by district
Roger Carlyle, New York’s rollicking playboy, is counted
among the missing.
Authorities blame hostile Nandi tribesmen for the shocking
murders. Remains of at least two dozen expedition members
and bearers are thought found in several concealed grave sites.
Erica Carlyle, Roger Carlyle’s sister and apparent heiress to
the Carlyle family fortune, led the dangerous search for her
brother and his party. She credited Kikuyu tribesmen for the
discovery, though police actually found the site.
Among other expedition members believed lost are Sir
Aubrey Penhew, noted Egyptologist; New York socialite
Hypatia Masters, and Dr. Robert Huston. Many bearers also are
—NEW YORK PILLAR/RIPOSTE, May 24, 1920