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Fascist Plot Discovered in Brazil; 600 Arrested

The Brazilian police have announced discovery of a nation-wide plot by Integralists (Fascists) to assassinate President Getulio Vargas and other government leaders, the New York Times reports from Rio de Janeiro. Six hundred persons were arrested, including a Nazi agent, of whom 200 are being held, and police are seeking Plinio Salgado, head of the dissolved Integralista Party and five of his assistants. Supplies of arms were seized.