Rondeau, one of the generals who had helped depose Posadas and Alvear, had been rewarded with command of the army of the north.
The third section of the river stretches from Corrientes to Posadas, and beyond.
Rafts of timber are stopped at Posadas and rarely follow the river further.
The hiring at Posadas is done according to a traditional custom that does not seem to have changed for more than a century.
Posadas is its chief station, and protects its southern outlet.
During this first phase the curve of the Bajada is parallel (thirteen days later) to that of Posadas.
At Posadas the rafts are taken to pieces, and the trunks are delivered to the saw-mills.
At that time he was about to build a million-dollar hotel at Posadas.
The crops from the colonies are stored in the shops at Posadas, and from there they go to the obrajes and yerbales.
From Posadas the flood-waves reach Corrientes in five days (235 miles).