CHILE: Four-Ply Crisis

Eight years ago President Arturo Alessandri had to flee from Chile to Argentina, managed to do so in a special train flying the U. S. flag. Fortnight ago Chileans again elected him President (TIME, Nov. 7). Last week Santiago police had to fire machine gun bullets over the heads of a mob which wished to reject President-Elect Alessandri and raised deafening cheers for the defeated candidate, part-Irish Col. Marmaduke Grove (pronounced Gro-vay). With all Chile tense, wondering whether Col. Grove would try a coup d'état (as he has several times before)...

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