LATIN AMERICA: Insulted

The spectacle last week of two statesmen corresponding by public statement was one that focussed considerable attention.

U. S. Secretary of State Frank B. Kellogg issued a warning statement from the State Department in Washington to the Mexican Government (see NATIONAL AFFAIRS).

President Plutarco Elias Calles of Mexico sent an answer to the Mexican Embassy at Washington, which was distributed to the press and was published simultaneously in the U. S. and Mexico.

President Calles was "insulted." He said he saw a threat to the sovereignty of Mexico in the U. S. statement. He dismissed the allegations of injustices to Americans by...

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