International: Haunted Castle

Into Mexico City this week debouched an army of diplomats, drawn by the "Conference of American Republics on Problems of War & Peace "—official title of the next semifinal bout on postwar organization of the world. The diplomatic army of "Hemisphere nations cooperating against the Axis" consisted of some 300 generals. With them came secretaries, lobbyists, newsmen, propagandists, camp followers. They routed indignant tourists from hotel rooms, jampacked the town and, turning their backs on snow-clad Popocatepetl, eyed the suburban hill where stands Chapultepec Castle, site of the conference.

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