ECUADOR: A Bath a Day

Foreign Minister José Vincente Trujillo had a wonderful time in the U.S.A. First he took a wife: 33-year-old Mary Louise Wellensiek of Pomona, Calif., whom he had met about a year ago at a presidential reception in Quito. Then he had a friendly chat with Harry Truman, came away impressed by the President's "grasp of modern and ancient Ecuadorian history." Finally last week, as his North American honeymoon ended, Trujillo announced that he had wangled two $4 million loans from the U.S. Export-Import Bank, to complete modernization of the water systems of Ecuador's capital and chief port.

Quito (pop. 160,000),...

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