File No. 812.00/379.

The American Ambassador to the Secretary of State.


The President stated in an interview that he considered the recent anti-American demonstrations were simply a convenient cloak for Mexican revolutionists, who are active in every part of the Republic. If any manifestations occur in the future they will be mercilessly [Page 359] suppressed. He would be very grateful to the Government of the United States if steps were taken to prevent the unlawful acts of the revolutionists who are purchasing arms and ammunition in the United States.