MEXICO: Assassins Permitting

Millions of Mexicans said "heel" dozens of times each, last week.

Finally the Mexican Congress elected Senor Emilio Fortes Gil (pronounced "heel") to be Provisional President of Mexico, a step necessitated by the assassination of President-Elect Alvaro Obregon (TIME, July 30). A popular presidential election was ordered to be held the third Sunday of November, 1929.

The new Provisional President-Elect will hold office from Dec. i, 1928, until Jan. 31, 1930, when the regularly-elected President will take office, assassins permitting.

Senor Emilio Fortes Gil is a lawyer and was Governor of Tamaulipas from...

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