Foreign News: Honduran Decency

The past year saw the Republic of Honduras twice in revolt against its Government (TIME, Feb. 11 et seq., Aug. 11 et seq.). Bloody ructions occurred; the U. S., in February, severed diplomatic relations in accordance with its policy of frowning upon Latin-American revolts.

The Honduran house has now been swept, dusted, tidied. A fortnight ago the National Assembly met and, without the discharge of a single gun or the drawing of knife, elected Senor Miguel Paz Barahona, President of Honduras; Senor Presentacion Quesada, Vice President.

U. S. Secretary of State Charles E. Hughes dictated...

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