Buenos Aires had something better to talk about than war or politics—a set of bouncing quintuplets. Most amazing thing about them was that they were already eight months old when they were discovered. Said the man-on-Calle Florida: "We've beaten the Yankees. What magnificent people we are!"*

Until last week Argentina didn't know its good fortune. Then Mrs. Leila Drew, who writes a column "Mainly for Women" in the English language Buenos Aires Herald, picked up a bit of gossip. She was off like a hound for the pleasant suburb of Villa Urquiza. There...

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