File No. 819.74/56.

Minister Price to the Secretary of State.


Your instructions August 13 complied with. Panaman Minister for Foreign Affairs agreed this morning that the United States [Page 1047] should take complete control of wireless telegraph situation in both the Republic of Panama and its territorial waters. I at once notified Governor Goethals and he notified Lieut. Crenshaw, who has taken charge of the situation.

Panaman President then issued a decree carrying out said agreement.