CUBA: Compromise with Machado

Only the U. S. State Department still troubled to insist last week that the efforts of sleek, long-faced, socialite U. S. Ambassador Sumner Welles to clean up Cuba's mess of political terror are "unofficial and purely personal."

Seventy leaders of the A. B. C., ablest and largest of Cuba's revolutionary organizations, met secretly in Havana, voted solemnly to accept Mr. Welles as Cuba's mediator. Next day the Machado Government announced that they had secretly accepted Mediator Welles as such two weeks ago. At the news all Cuba rejoiced. Thugs and counter-thugs rested from...