Into the U. S. came General Plutarco Elias Calles (pronounced KaiYez) President-elect of Mexico in transit for a steamer which carried him away to Europe for a vacation.

While in the U. S. the "Tiger of Sonora," described as looking "bronzed and impassive . . . hard as nails both physically and mentally," made a number of statements:

In New Orleans. "I am traveling unofficially to Europe with my brother and members of our families, to rest from the strenuous seven months which we have gone through in Mexico...

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