821.51/1722: Telegram

The Chargé in Colombia (Dawson) to the Secretary of State

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.

  1. Not printed.
  2. By telegram No. 85, October 31, the Chargé informed the Department that the bill had passed the House in third debate in form providing for suspension of service on external funded debt but not on short-term banking loan (821.51/1723).