NICARAGUA: Two Stamps Too Many

In 1906 Alfonso XIII, then King of Spain, awarded 10,000 sq. mi. to Honduras as umpire in that country's land squabble with Nicaragua. During the past two years both countries have been engaged in a battle of postage stamps bearing maps showing the disputed territory as part of their own domain. Last week the U. S. Government found Nicaraguan and Honduran passions running so high that with Costa Rica and Venezuela it offered its "good offices" to mediate. This offer both little states promptly accepted, slimming chances of any clash. Onetime Nicaraguan...

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