837.00 Revolutions/16: Telegram

The Ambassador in Cuba (Guggenheim) to the Acting Secretary of State

121. Military activities now limited almost exclusively to Santa Clara Province where troops are still engaging parties of insurgents. The Government has not yet succeeded in definitely locating Mendez Peñate, Hevia or Gomez.

Only destruction of American property thus far reported to the Embassy is that of a powder magazine attached to a quarry owned by N. A. Allen at Arrieta in Santa Clara Province which was blown up by insurgents on August 12th. Allen estimates damages including stolen horses and equipment at about $5000.

President Machado announced yesterday that he would continue program of constitutional reform.