Midnight Cure

PERU-CHILE

To cure the 46-year-old Tacna-Tacna pain in the left side of South America, statesmen of Chile and Peru met late one night last week in rustic, thatch-roofed Tacna City. At midnight they began to sign 138 peace-potent documents.

Midnight was the hour at which there came automatically into effect the new Tacna-Arica Treaty (TIME, May 27) by which the disputed province of Tacna-Arica is partitioned, Chile keeping Arica and ceding Tacna to Peru. To make this transfer doubly binding, doubly impressive, Government property in...

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