BRAZIL: Where is the President?

More frantic than the celebration of Brazil's deliverance from her last Portuguese emperor in 1889 were the wild transports of Rio Grande do Sul's populace last week on what they called Armistice Day.

Oldest inhabitants of this No. 1 rebel state said that the dethroning of his Imperial Majesty Dom Pedro II was not half so exciting as the ousting last week of His Excellency President Washington Luis. Reason: This was Rio Grande do Sul's own victory. She as a state had started the civil war (TIME, Oct. 13), and her former President Dr. Getulio Vargas (as popular in his...

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