TRADE: Visitor to Mexico

Onetime Secretary of War Patrick J. Hurley has spent much of his life in the southwest with the Choctaw Indians. Mexico's President Lazaro Cardenas is part Indian. Therefore Lawyer Hurley, who works for Sinclair and other U. S. oil companies, would seem an excellent go-between in efforts to make Mexico pay up for the $175,000,000 in U. S. oil properties it expropriated last year.

But Pat Hurley is a Republican and Government support is the ace-in-the-hole that the oil companies need. So last month they looked around for someone with "White House connections,"...

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