815.00/2560: Telegram

The Minister in Honduras (Morales) to the Secretary of State

34. General Eulogio Flores, brother-in-law of the President of Guatemala, arrived at Tegucigalpa on the 20th instant on a secret mission from the Guatemalan Government. He has assured President Gutierrez that Orellana will not support the candidacy of Doctor Arias; also that he is desirous of strengthening the political party2 in the two countries. He also informed the President that Orellana is willing to assist the Honduranean Government with their candidate, provided he is a Liberal and friendly to Guatemala. The President’s opinion was also requested regarding the National Assembly’s attitude concerning the conventions recently signed at Washington.3

  1. The Liberal Party.
  2. Conference on Central American Affairs, Washington, December 4, 1922—February 7, 1923 (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1923), pp. 283 ff.