MEXICO: On Grasshopper Hill

Into the hamlet of Ruiz, State of Nayarit, there glided to a stop last week a funeral train from Los Angeles, Calif., and the Presidential Special from Mexico City. Deft, the engineers of these trains brought them to a halt in such a way that the salon car in which rode President Plutarco Elias Calles came to rest exactly opposite the funeral car in which the body of his late wife had been brought from Los Angeles, guarded by the President's trusted friend, onetime President Alvaro Obregon (TIME, June 13). The President and one-armed Veteran Fighter Obregon embraced solemnly, then...

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