BOLIVIA: Materializing Magnate

Bolivia's missing tin baron suddenly reappeared in La Paz last week. Massive, enormously wealthy Mauricio Hochschild, who vanished on his way to the Chilean Embassy 17 days before, finally turned up there. With him was his general manager, who had also disappeared.

They said that they had spent the entire 17 days together in a room ten feet square. They had slept on mats thrown on the floor. It had been a harrowing experience. Said the tin baron: "There's no mystery." That was all either would say.

A reporter in La Paz tried to telephone the news to his office in...

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