822.61334/146a: Telegram

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

19. Department has been informed that the Association of Agriculturists has made full payment on its debts to local banks and holders of “vales”. Endeavor to confirm and cable the facts to the Department as soon as possible.

Department has also been informed that Article 4 of the Law of Centralization of Revenues provides that the fiscal officials collect all revenues which are not directly provided for in the budget. Cable promptly exact text of Article 4 of this law, or any portion thereof which relates to this matter. Send complete copy of the law by mail.