Mexico City (Aug. 21)
Bernard S. Deutsch, president of the New York City Board of Aldermen, today returned the courtesies shown him and Mrs. Deutsch during their visit to Mexico by acting as host at a country club luncheon to United States Ambassador Josephus Daniels and Federal District Governor Aaron Saenz.
Observers today viewed as significant Mr. Deutsch’s visit to former President Plutarco Elias Calles, Mexico’s “strong man,” at Cuernavaca. General Calles and the New Yorker yesterday conversed for nearly an hour on a multitude of topics, including relations between their countries.
A surmise that Jewish problems were discussed could not be confirmed, but the fact that the former President, who is still the political dictator of Mexico, had announced during his occupancy of office an open invitation to 10,000 Jews to settle here was recalled.