125.61383 J 41/64: Telegram

The Chargé in Mexico (Summerlin) to the Secretary of State

311. Local press to-day states that, in a renewed investigation of the Jenkins case in Puebla, a number of peon witnesses testified that their original testimony, damaging to Jenkins, was false and was extorted under torture and threats of death, and Cordova, now a general in the Army, testified that he alone is responsible for the abduction.