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ARANHA-WW2-4b - "SPIDER" WEB But Believer In Dictatorial...
"SPIDER" WEB But Believer In Dictatorial Democracy * Sul In the heart of the cattle-raising cattle-raising region of Brazil. He -graduated in law and his first government was as sub-chief of police of his home state In 1924. While Vargas toured the country in the 1929 presidential campaign. Aranha gave him vigorous backing and was largely responsible for organization organization of the 1930 revolt, which broke out similtaneously in Rio Grande Do Sul, Minas Garais and Paraiba. This revolt was based on charges that the Washington Luis government government had committed election frauds in favor of the government candidate, candidate, Julio Prestes. The revolution was successful, and with the government government overthrown, Aranha flew with Vargas to Rio to take power. He became minister of Justice in the provisional government. Then came the counter-revolution of 1932 in the state of San Paulo, and this Vargas and Aranha have squelched. With the formation of the new constitutional government, Aranha became Minister of Finance and was president of the Committee which framed the new constitution promulgated in 1934. For months now Aranha has smiled and bowed and presided at luncheon, dinners and receptions or various American and other foreign missions. The courtyard of the foreign office--a former royal residence residence of the old Empire of is a tropical paradise, with towering palms and a central pool upon which two white swans float majestically and hiss if inquisitive visitors come too close. And as "The Spider" points out statuary placed, and there about the garden, · he j points to the top of the wall, over the entrance, and says, "see-there's "see-there's George Washington." And sure enough, there he is. Oswaldo Aranha "has a keen sense of humor, likes a good story, the ladies "Spider" Aranha, wily political web-spinner, is pictured during a moment distance from the birthplace of still in the government All of the President Vargas, who is also a 1 others have disappeared from hu- rancher and cattleman. political scene. Aranha is virtually the onlv man | THE 'TIBER" FOMENTS who was associated with Vargas | A SUCCESSFUL REVOLUTION i before the 1930 revolution who is I The Foreign Minister was bom at j2oc. Double supply of Fenetro, For tonight, say "GOOD NIGHT" TO achey muscles, stuffy 5, into sleep. Rub throat, with Penetro. Follow the directions I the package. Feel double help i almost instantly--inside -J -J ·--*-' J -

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  1. The Evening Standard,
  2. 12 Nov 1941, Wed,
  3. Page 3

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