The Acting Secretary of State to Chargé Bailey.


(Mr. Bacon states that he is much gratified at Costa Rica’s good disposition toward peace in Central America; also that both Guatemala and Salvador have accepted the proposal of the President to negotiate peace, suspending their hostilities meanwhile. Mr. Merry has been advised and is cooperating with Mr. Combs to bring about agreement as to details. Directs Mr. Bailey to inform Mr. Merry of the friendly attitude of Costa Rica.)