715.16/23: Telegram

The Chargé in Salvador ( Arnold ) to the Secretary of State

19. Department’s 10, May 15, 5 p.m. President emphatically denies the reports. No ultimatum has been sent to Honduras and no invasion of Hondurean territory has taken place. Honduras has promised to send Arturo Araujo and chief revolutionists out of the country. Until they have left Honduras, troops will be kept on Salvadorean frontier as precautionary measure. Doctor Salvador Corleto special agent of Honduras is at present in San Salvador and the President said all questions will be settled amicably between the two countries.