MEXICO: Hysteria

The Calles Government betrayed a not unnatural jumpiness last week, while Secretary Kellogg was whooping up his "Red Mexico" scare in Washington (see p. 6). President Plutarcho Calles knew, and has admitted publicly, that if the U. S. should withdraw its embargo on arms' shipments into Mexico a new revolution would detonate his regime overnight. Therefore, since it could not be known at Mexico City that President Coolidge was not really going to lift the embargo, the Calles Government committed several hysterical acts:

Bishop Arrested. Since the Primate of Mexico, Archbishop José Mora...

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