File No. 819.74/59.

Minister Price to the Secretary of State.


Panaman President this afternoon signed decree conceding the United States complete and permanent control of wireless telegraph reading as follows:

It is decreed from this date the radio telegraphic stations fixed and movable and everything relating to wireless communication in the territory and waters of Panama shall be under the complete and permanent control of the United States of America and in order to assure this end said Government will take the measures it deems necessary.