National Affairs: Hoover Progress

Down from the snowy Andes to Buenos Aires rumbled a five-car train full of fully-armed Argentine soldiers. Behind, in a longer train, came the President-Elect of the U.S. If he gave thought to the soldiers ahead or to the "radical" bomb-plotters who had necessitated their presence, he did not show it. He gazed with placid satisfaction out of his car window at the Argentine's horizon-filling wheat ranches and pampas, at her myriad herds of kine and mutton.

President Hipolito Irigoyen of Argentine, a taciturn Socialist who makes no unnecessary public gestures, made a point...

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