817.00 Bandit Activities, 1931/43: Telegram

The Vice Consul at Bluefields ( Rowe ) to the Secretary of State

In view of repeated rumors of threatened bandit attack upon El Gallo, the Fruit Company Station, 3 officers and 27 enlisted Guardia are being sent there, leaving 3 officers and 13 Guardia in Bluefields. One officer and 30 enlisted Marines from U.S.S. Sacramento are being landed at Bluefields today to assure order in the absence of Guardia.