SOUTH AMERICA: Seven Revolutions

Revolution in Paraguay last week was No. 7. Student-patriots banged shut their books. Radical workmen threw down their tools. Down the broad, bright streets of Asuncion they marched, an ugly cat-calling mob, to pull the political tail of Paraguay's sleek, feline President Jose Guggiari.

Quick as scat the President declared martial law. When the mob reached Government House soldiers began by breaking heads with the butts of their rifles, later fired. In the bloody fray five students were butchered.

Paraguay parents raged. Leaders of the President's own Liberal Party told him he...

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