814.00/653: Telegram

The Chargé in Guatemala ( Curtis ) to the Secretary of State

17. Election finished. Legation latest returns are over 168,000 for General Orellana the only official candidate, and about 400 scattering.

In addition to the disturbances reported in my telegram February 7 [17], 5 p.m.,3 there was an uprising at Escuintla on Saturday night with at least 7 killed. Apparently there has [have] been no other disorders of this sort.

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