832.00 Revolutions/255: Telegram

The Chargé in Brazil ( Thurston ) to the Secretary of State

66. Following telegram has been received from the Consul at Porto Alegre:

“July 15, 10 a.m. Everything quiet. Interventor controls situation. Northerly movement of troops has continued.

Archbishop has begun conferring with Interventor and the United Front leaders in order to attempt initiation of church movement for peace at São Paulo. Official report states that he was well received by all which is credible. Emissary Liberator Party has been sent to Buenos Aires at the request of Assis, Brazil Supreme Chief of the party, to acquaint him with the situation, a circumstance involving further delay to politicians”.