Mr. White to Mr. Hay.
Buenos Ayres, May 9, 1904.
Sir: I have the honor to transmit herewith three copies of the message read on the 5th instant at the opening of the Argentine Congress by the President of the Republic.
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The Buenos Ay res Herald, the only English organ that comments at any length on the message, while admitting the good case which it makes out for the past few years and the bright outlook for the future, maintains that this is in spite of rather than as a consequence of the activities of the passing Administration.
The message seems to have been received by the people of this country and by the foreign press in a manner approaching indifference, which fact is, perhaps, an indication of the improved credit of the nation.
I have, etc.,