Upon the eve of the anniversary of the Battle of Ayacucho, Peru's Independence Day, and shortly before the arrival of special U. S. Ambassador and Envoy Extraordinary General John J. Pershing, a revolution broke out in Chota, a town near Cachapoyas.

The revolt was allegedly designed to embarrass President Leguia; but the President is not easily embarrassed. Soldiers put down the uprising ruthlessly, killed 130 of the insurgents, captured many. Execution of the ringleaders followed.

Lima, dressed in gala attire, festooned with myriads of electric lamps, sporting a liberal number of triumphal...

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