To the White House last week came Alberto Martin Artajo, Spain's Minister of Foreign Affairs, for a social call on the President and Mrs. Eisenhower. Artajo and aides were homeward bound from a week of inconclusive but encouraging exploration at the State Department on such topics as increased military and economic aid and U.S. sponsorship of Spanish membership in NATO.

Artajo, first Spanish Foreign Minister to visit the U.S. or be received by a President, brought, his wife to meet the Eisenhowers, but left his attractive daughter Mercedes, 20, at National Airport to await them. Informed...

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