MEXICO: Stern & Fearful Warning

Because Josephus Daniels, genial publisher of the Raleigh (N. C.) News & Observer, was Secretary of the U. S. Navy when that navy bombarded Veracruz in 1914, loud have been the Mexican murmurings against his appointment as Ambassador to Mexico. The murmurings were so loud last week that Foreign Minister Jose Manuel Puig Casauranc felt called upon to deny officially that the appointment of Publisher Daniels was in any way displeasing to the Mexican Government:

"Various badly informed groups have attacked the appointment of Mr. Daniels with absurd and even calumnious statements....

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