822.61334/135: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Minister in Ecuador (Bading)


17. Your 14, September 22, 4 p.m. Department now advised by Mercantile Bank that Mr. Stabler10 has cabled that he has been informed that the President, despite assurances given you, has definitely instructed his advisors not to have bill passed as he fears [Page 703] to assume responsibility of obligating the Government. Foregoing is solely for your information.

You will see President at once and remind him of the assurance mentioned in your telegram; you will say that the Department confidently expects he will not delay in having matter arranged satisfactorily. Telegraph brief report on situation and the result of your interview.

  1. Jordan Herbert Stabler, representing the Mercantile Bank.