LATIN AMERICA: Lassiter Arrives

Salutes boomed across the harbor of Arica last week as the U. S. cruiser, Cleveland, slipped in between the Morro fort and the Chilean cruiser, Chacabuco, and landed Major General William Lassiter at the port-city of Tacna-Arica, where he is to succeed General Pershing as Chairman of the Tacna-Arica Plebiscitary Commission (TIME, Jan. 11).

General Pershing and Captain Weyman of the U. S. cruiser, Denver, upon which General Pershing is scheduled to return to the U. S., boarded the Cleveland and conducted General Lassiter to a luncheon.

Later the new Chairman called upon the...

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