Mexico City (May. 16)
The Jewish market-traders have been evicted from the market places because they were trading without licences, the President of the Mexican Republic, Senor Pascual Ortiz Rubio, has replied to the petition of the evicted Jewish market-traders which was presented to him last week (reported in the J.T.A. Bulletin of the 12th. inst.). A Jewish delegation which went to see the President could not obtain admission, and therefore left the petition for him, drawing his attention to the desperate economic plight of the evicted Jewish traders, and appealing to the President to order the anti-Jewish boycott to be stopped, and to allow the Jewish market-traders to return to their stands.
The President adds that he has forwarded the Jewish petition to the Ministry of the Interior for consideration.
Meanwhile, the Jewish traders who have been driven from the market places are in great need, and a Conference of representatives of Jewish Societies in Mexico City has been held at which it was decided to raise a fund for these suffering Jews.
The Polish Charge d’Affaires in Mexico City, M. Merdinger (whose intervention notified to the J.T.A. by the Polish Foreign Ministry in Warsaw has already been reported in the J.T.A. Bulletin of the 15th. inst.) told the J.T.A. representative in Mexico City to-day that he has intervened with the Mexican Foreign Ministry, but he has not obtained any very definite results. He promised that he would take further action on behalf of those Jewish traders who are Polish subjects.