CUBA: Guggenheim Baptised

Copper Tycoon Harry Frank Guggenheim, whom President Hoover sent to Cuba as Ambassador (TIME, Dec. 2), last week had his baptism by diplomatic fire.

Two Cuban editors, one a former Congressman, had been arrested by soldiers and lodged in a military prison because they had printed attacks on certain changes in the Cuban Constitution about to be put through by tortoise-bespectacled President Machado.

Friends of the arrested editors rushed to the U. S. Embassy, handed the doorman a petition begging Ambassador Guggenheim to invoke the Platt Amendment— imposed by the U. S....

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