PERU: Hunch

Most of Peru's loyal Army was in hiding last week on transports anchored behind San Lorenzo Island.

In Lima fiery little Provisional President Luis Sanchez Cerro thought the troops were on their way to crush the revolt at Arequipa (TIME, March 2), proud "Queen City of the South."

Only in the highest, most discreet councils of Peru's Navy was it known that the Army transports and their naval convoy were "just hanging around," perfectly willing to fight but waiting for a hunch.

Gradually the hunch grew that revolting Arequipa was the horse to...

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