ARGENTINA: Sphinx-President

Two most distinguished Argentine jurists, Dr. Carlos Alberto Alcorta and Dr. Luis Podesta Costa, tried repeatedly and even frenziedly, last week, to obtain an audience with the new, silent and seclusive President of Argentina, Dr. Hipolito Irigoyen.

The jurists were not presuming, bumptious. They had every right and every reason to see Sphinx-President Irigoyen. The previous President of Argentina, Dr. Marcelo T. de Alvear, had appointed them Delegates to the Pan-American Conference on Arbitration and Conciliation which convenes in Washington on Dec. 10, 1928. Before leaving for Washington—and time was getting...