NEGROES: A Just Rebuke

"A Just Rebuke"

Mayor Joseph Cauffiel, who because of a small riot ordered Negroes and Mexicans of less than seven years' residence to leave Johnstown, Pa. (TIME, Sept. 24), stepped into a hornets' nest. The Mexican Embassy at Washington asked the U. S. State Department for an explanation, and ordered the Mexican Consul at Philadelphia to make an investigation at Johnstown.

Meanwhile the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and other bodies wired protests to Governor Pinchot. The Governor asked the Mayor for an explanation. The Mayor replied that he...

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