PERU: More Than Gold?

"The Bantam Roosevelt of Peru" is a nickname sometimes applied to President Augusto B. Leguia, not in disparagement but as descriptive praise. Last fortnight the new U. S. Ambassador to Peru, famed Alexander Pollock Moore, onetime Ambassador to Spain (TIME, Dec. 28, 1925), was received at Lima by President Leguia, who said, in the course of a dynamic address:

"Never before have there existed such strong forces interested in dividing America, fomenting suspicions and raising the banner which encourages the legend of a Saxon imperialism...