Last September (TIME, Sept. 22), the Military Junto of Chile, after having granted President Arturo Alessandri leave of absence, issued a proclamation which began: "We declare solelmly on our honor that in taking charge of public affairs we do so provisionally. ..." The Junto did not realize the great truth it had caused to be written, fort four months after its coup d'état it had been ousted by another Junto composed of younger military men (TIME, Feb. 2).

The first thing that the new Junto did was to invite President Alessandri to...

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