The Chargé in Colombia (Dawson) to the Secretary of State
[Received 12:45 p.m.]
84. Despatch No. 5919, October 20th.41 Bill providing for suspension of debt service still being paid in cash passed by House in [Page 258] second debate during secret session yesterday. Will probably pass in third debate today and be considered by the Senate shortly.44 Understand scrip representing two-thirds of interest on Hallgarten issues will continue to be issued until expiration of the present scrip agreement.