NICARAGUA: Hero Coachman

Death, clad in an assassin's cloak, sprang last week at Senor Adolfo Diaz whom the U. S. has recognized as President of Nicaragua (TIME. Nov. 29). The President was riding alone in his carriage at 11 p. m. when two men armed with machetes rushed upon it from an alley. Quick-witted, Senor Diaz leaped out of the left-hand door of his carriage as the men wrenched open the right-hand door. A machete hurtled, split the leather of the President's left heel, bit into his flesh. The coachman, faithful, sprang from his box,...

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