MEXICO: Calles Retires

Peace is a comparative term in Mexico. Last week occurred a battle between Federal troops and Catholic rebels in the town of Mexticac%#225;n, Jalisco. Some 50 rebels were killed, 50 more wounded. Nevertheless, President Portes Gil continued to consider Peace fully restored to his country. Final figures were published about the revolution—4,000 dead, 11,000 wounded, over 50 million dollars damage. And the country's strong man, Plutarco Elias Calles, was allowed to hand back the Ministry of War to General Joaquin Amaro, whose temporary resignation at the...

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