Bulletin of the Pan American Union Volume 36

Bulletin of the Pan American Union Volume 36

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1913 edition. Excerpt: ...amount of Argentine capital will flow into Paraguay to be invested in cattle in the near future.iThe President of Paraguay recently submitted a message to the Congress recommending the adoption of the proposed BUDGET for 1913. One of the new items in the budget recommends the founding of a school of arts and crafts and the contracting of foreign professors for certain branches of intermediate and higher education. A semimonthly REVIEW entitled "El Canpesino" has been established at Mbuyapey.--An energetic campaign is being waged in the city of Asuncion against the sale of ADULTERATED FOOD. The activities of the campaign have been directed principally against 78710--Bull. 3---13i1O dishonest grocers and liquor dealers, and much good has already been accomplished from the agitation of the matter. At the commencement exercises of the NORMAL SCHOOL of Paraguay, held in Asuncion in November last, diplomas were conferred on 22 students, 19 of Whom were young ladies. The President of the Republic was present at the graduating exercises. The normal school of Paraguay is one of the best educational institutions of its kind in South America and exerts a great influence for good in EDUCATIONAL circles in Paraguay. Recent Peruvian papers and magazines have devoted much space to the WONDERFUL FLIGHT of the young Peruvian, Bielovucic, across the Alps, thus successfully accomplishing an air journey, the attempt at which cost the life of another Peruvian, George Chavez, in 1910. In commenting editorially on the remarkable feat the West Coast Leader, of Lim_a, January 30, says: "History records how the intrepid conquerors, Hannibal and Napoleon, led their armies up and across the rugged Alpine barrier, performing feats that have long...show more

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  • Paperback | 310 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 17mm | 558g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236793161
  • 9781236793164