The Chargé in Honduras ( Dennis ) to the Secretary of State
[Received 2:45 p.m.]
47. The President is alarmed by reports of movements of small armed bands in the departments along the frontier of Guatemala. These reports from military commandants have been received almost daily for the past month. Personnel and other details are unobtainable because of the nature of the operations.
Money and arms are indispensable for the repression of these disorders.
The President asks to be advised of the probable date of the arrival of the arms being furnished by the United States.
Repeated to Salvador and Guatemala.