LATIN AMERICA: Mexican Banditry

A Southern Pacific train last week chugged swiftly over the rails in the State of Nayarit, Mexico, belching steam and smoke into the night air and spewing fine cinders over the countryside. Sleeping soundly in comfortable Pullmans were eleven U. S. citizens on their way back to the U. S.

At 4 a. m. up rode a large group of skulking bandits with an eye to robbery and a will to violence. Madly they raced along with the swaying train, their horses' hoofs beating a drum rumble on the arid land. Half...

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