At Santiago, Chile, the local press succeeded in obtaining the text of U.S. Secretary of State Kellogg's secret proposal for compromise between Chile and Peru as to what shall be done with the disputed area of Tacna-Arica, claimed by both for half a century (TIME, April 19 et ante). The Text: "The Secretary of State has the honor to suggest that in the interest of international peace and a cordial rapprochement between the parties [Chile and Peru], they consider the advisability of a mutual and joint sacrifice whereby either—

"1) The territory...

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