ARGENTINA: At La Sorpresa

The heat at Buenos Aires sizzled up to 97° last week, and it was hot even at Mar del Plata, Argentina's swank summer resort 250 miles south across the pampas. At nearby La Sorpresa, the great wooded estancia of one of Argentina's first families, Sportsman Simon Pereyra Iraola was entertaining his father-in-law, Senator Antonio Santamarina, leader of Argentina's Democratic party. Rancher Pereyra Iraola had ridden over from his neighboring estancia, San Simon, where he breeds some of the Argentine's finest horses. The next to youngest of the Pereyra Iraolas' seven children,...

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