White House, 1878
After bitter arguments over every other point, Paraguayan and Bolivian delegates to the League of Nations peace conference on the Chaco War locked horns in Buenos Aires last week over Rutherford B. Hayes.
If the average U. S. citizen thinks of him at all, he remembers Rutherford Birchard Hayes as a Benign Beard who was the 19th President of the United States. His memory is more important in Paraguay. A well-meaning gentleman who once thought of enlisting for the Mexican War to improve his bronchial trouble, he served as a Colonel under Sheridan in the Civil War, and was elected...