THE CABINET: Benevolent Intervener

Last week Secretary of State Frank B. Kellogg brought to a climax a hereditary role of U. S. Secretaries of State, the role of pacificator of Chile and Peru. With a tactful finality he tells Chile and Peru to forget their 40-year squabble and sell the provinces of Tacna and Arica to Bolivia, it being understood that he will use "his good offices" to promote such an agreement.

The provinces of Tacna and Arica, although not of immense economic value, have long been a cause and symbol of hatred between Chile and Peru....

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