MEXICO: Morrow's Good Name

In Mexico City, Lieut. Joaquin Garcia Bolanos of the Mexican air force died last week defending the good names of President Portes Gil and U. S. Ambassador Dwight Whitney Morrow. Returning home late at night, Lieutenant Bolanos saw some rough-looking men pasting up posters insulting to the President and the Ambassador. Lieutenant Bolanos went home and told his father. They returned to the scene, remonstrated. Aviator Bolanos rushed forward and attempted to wrest the offensive posters from one of the men. The billsticker drew a pistol and shot him dead. Despite...

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