MEXICO: Iron Hand

Under the crushing force of the ruthless hand of President Elias Plutarco Calles, called by some the strongest man in Mexico since the despot, Porfirio Diaz, the recent revolt (TIME, Oct. 17) was put down, the rebels routed.

This was not accomplished without some hard fighting in which the Federal troops were always reported as victorious. Many rebels were captured. General Arnulfo Gomez, the only remaining opposition candidate to one-armed General Alyaro Obregon, was said to be in hiding in the mountains and seeking an opportunity to...

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