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The Consul at Guaymas ( Yost ) to the Secretary of State

Sonora State Legislative Assembly last night fully endorsed recent action of the Governor giving him full powers over all State finances and war, until the end of September. Federal Government is not to be repudiated until the Federal troops arrive in Sonora. Telegraphic communication is cut off with Sinaloa also shipments of merchandise. Americans here are quite [omission] it is considered highly desirable that a war vessel be available for Guaymas in case of emergency.