Press: Argentine Mystery

When a news service fires an able correspondent the boss usually knows why. Last week the bosses of United Press were burning cables to Buenos Aires, trying to learn why they had fired Terrence Patrick Farrell. Correspondent Farrell was London-bound aboard the S. S. Highland Patriot, on which he had been firmly planted by Argentine detectives fortnight ago. President Augustin Justo had deported him.

Correspondent Farrell, it appeared, had been summarily ousted from Argentina for sending out "exaggerated and untrue" accounts of the Eucharistic Congress at Buenos Aires (TIME, Oct. 22). Specific...

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