812.001C13/126: Telegram

The Acting Secretary of State to the Ambassador in Mexico (Clark)

79. Your 104, June 16, 1 p.m., and 105, June 16, 6 p.m. Appropriate instructions in regard to General Calles have been sent by Treasury and Labor Departments to their representatives.

War Department states that following telegram has been sent to the Commanding General, Eighth Corps Area, San Antonio, Texas:

“General Calles, Mexican Minister of War, and former President, en route to New York City from Mexico, expected to enter United States at Laredo this afternoon or tonight. Secretary of War directs [Page 759] that Commanding Officer garrison at Laredo extend appropriate honors on arrival of Calles, and that an officer of that command be detailed as special aide-de-camp to accompany Calles as far as San Antonio or Houston, according to route, if Calles so desires. Keep informed as to arrival of train and be governed accordingly.”

Appropriate instructions have been telegraphed to the American Consul at Nuevo Laredo.