LATIN AMERICA: Brazilian Siege

Wendell Phillips, son of the first mayor of Boston, said in a memor- able speech: "Revolutions are not made; they come." The trouble with Brazil's revolution (TIME, July 14, et seq.) was that it would not go.

Federal troops hurled shells and bombs into the rebel stronghold in the city of Sao Paulo. Thousands of people were killed, great damage to property was inflicted, but the rebels budged not, neither could bullets make them budge.

U. S. officials and citizens stayed in the city, apparently happy and contented. Special provisions were made for their safety...

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