File No. 422.11G93/866
Minister Hartman to the Secretary of State
Quito , September 30, 1916 .
By overwhelming vote, Ecuadorian Congress yesterday deposed Doctor Balarezo from the office of defensor fiscal, and Mr. Cervantes from the office of Government railway interventor. The Congress then named Dr. Pablo A. Vaseonez as defensor fiscal and Serafin Wither as Government railway interventor.