815.00 Revolutions/66: Telegram

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

88. Cronista, Tegucigalpa daily, editorially expressed great surprise at declaration telegraphed through Salvador that Secretary Stimson has announced that the present movement in Honduras is of a political nature distinct from that in Nicaragua and that the United States is disposed to observe a conduct of strict neutrality with respect to Honduras.

Please telegraph me some explanation that I can give President who is much concerned over this announcement.