825.00 Revolutions/84: Telegram

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

76. Grove last night made radio speech in which he declared that the Government would deal severely with Communists seeking to overthrow the Government and that the Junta guarantees tranquillity in the country.

Government agents yesterday afternoon seized about half a million pesos in gold from establishments which had been engaged in buying and selling gold, and payment will be made in local currency for the gold taken.