818.00/562: Telegram

The Consul at San José ( Chase ) to the Acting Secretary of State

Volio, Guardia and Padilla were brought back to San Jose early this morning on special train and released. They had been held in the penitentiary at San Lucas. A further emission of 3,520,000 colones on March 3. Was informed today by Director of Telegraphs that my telegram to American Minister in Nicaragua in cipher of [Page 809] the Department filed Benicia not sent because Joaquin Tinoco instructed not to send a message for me in special code other than to the Secretary of State, Washington.

Chase