HAITI: Something to Show

A little egg-shaped Negro with a small, sharp, smiling face went the rounds of Manhattan bankers. For two weeks Haiti's President Stenio Vincent tried to get a refunding loan of $11,000,000 so that he could pay off Haiti's present U. S. bondholders and rid his little republic of the U. S.'s watchdog, Sidney De La Rue. Financial Adviser-General Receiver of Haitian Customs. But the bankers wanted De La Rue on the spot to protect the refunding loan too. President Vincent had gotten exactly nowhere last week when he left Manhattan for Washington.

Suddenly he found everything right again. At the...

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