Intense was the relief of Argentine citizens last week when their President, Señor Hipolito Irigoyen, an arch individualist who fears neither God, Man nor the Devil, decided that he would merely snub President Herbert Hoover, by refusing to speak to him on the telephone.

It had been feared that incorrigible Irigoyen would talk, would scandalize two hemispheres by saying exactly what he thinks of the U. S. Instead, Señor Irigoyen merely announced himself "too ill" to talk to Mr. Hoover, an announcement which meant only one thing to Argentines, who knew that...

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