LATIN AMERICA: Labor's Candidate

Samuel Gompers,President of the American Federation of Labor, returned to the U. S. fresh from a romp in Mexico, where he had been supporting Radical General Plutarco Calles for the Mexican Presidency, and whence have emanated shrieks of protest from Conservative supporters of General Adolfo de la Huerta.

Said Mr. Gompers: " It is true that in an address delivered in the City Hall at Juarez, Mexico, I expressed the hope that General Calles would be elected to the Presidency of Mexico. I declared that if I were a Mexican citizen, I would...

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