BRAZIL: Petals Over Olga


Biggest news of the week to Rio de Janeiro editors was neither politics, crime nor disaster, but the arrival in the U. S. of Miss Olga Bergamini De Sa, "Miss Brazil," for an international beauty contest to be held June 8-12 in Galveston, Tex. Shouldering other matter from Rio's front pages were rapt descriptions of how Manhattan welcomed shapely Olga. Rio editors dissertated on the significance of the occasion.

The Correio de Manhā said: "We recently had the honor of entertaining President Hoover, whom we applauded as representing the intelligence, culture and merit of the great American nation. Now we reciprocate...

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