LATIN AMERICA: Greatest War Indemnity

" Greatest War Indemnity"

After decades of nugatory wrangling, Chile and Peru brought their dispute over the provinces of Tacna and Arica before the President of the U. S. for arbitration.

Presentation of the Chilean brief was made by Senor Don Beltran Mathieu (Chilean Ambassador to the U. S.) to U. S. Secretary of State Charles Evans Hughes, who represented President Coolidge. The case for Peru was presented by the Peruvian Chargé d'Affaires at Washington. Copies of both briefs (which consist of printed volumes of about 300 pages setting forth the arguments, and...

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