SOUTH AMERICA: On the Map

The second of three maps visualizing the progress of President-Elect Herbert Hoover around South America appears this week in TIME. The Hoover Odyssey is chronicled in National Affairs. Lands mapped pass in brief review.

Chile. Astute observers have called Chileans the Prussians of South America. The comparison is worth remembering. Here is a compact, militant, intensely nationalist people. Though considerably less in number than the residents of New York City, Chileans command official parity among the Great Powers. Thus the U.S. sends an ambassador to 4,000,000 alert Chileans but has never sent...