825.001 Montero, Juan/3: Telegram

The Ambassador in Chile (Culbertson) to the Acting Secretary of State

96. My telegram number 95, August 18, 6 p.m. The Senate has refused to accept resignation of Montero. Nevertheless as a candidate [Page 909] for the presidency he has insisted upon turning over the power temporarily to the Minister of the Interior, Manuel Trucco, who becomes Vice President until after the elections.