Foreign News: Brush Patch

Much water has flowed since 1894 between Juarez, Mexico, and El Paso, Tex., on the silty ever-changing banks of the Rio Grande—but not enough to wash the word chamizal from long Mexican memories. In Mexico City's Chamber of Deputies last week Deputy Professor (of the National University) José Betancourt Pérez rose to spout: "Mexico cannot believe in the Good Neighbor policy if the United States does not comply with its obligations in the Chamizal case."

In Spanish chamizal means brush patch, and a 600-acre strip of previously Mexican brush was left...

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