US claimed looses by damages to US $25,000 suffered on account of the murder of Janes superintendent of El Tigre Mine, Sonora. Carbajal, a former employer killed Janes, he was well known in the community, numerous persons witnessed the deed. Mexican Police magistrate was informed of the shooting within five minutes after it took place. 8 years elapsed since the murder and Mexican authorities did not take proper steps to apprehend and punish Carbajal. Mexico was liable.