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WASHTU8 AT THIS UOlfMT APPEARS TO BE COMPLETE .JCALLETJ PRESS CONFERENCE OF ENTIRE PRESS AND ALL WERE COMPLETELY SOLD INCLUDING PBPRIMESECRETARY AND MILITARY ATTACHE. LATTER IDENTIFIEDORIOIN OF WEAPONS, AS HE HAS SPENT SOME TIME IN FARMINISTER WHO HAS SERVED IN QREECE POINTED OUT HOWFITS PATTERN USED IN GREECE, EXPLAINING THAT MENARMS INTENDED COULD ARRIVE AT CACHE EITHER BY LAND ORIF APPREHENDED HAVE NO ARMS, BUT ONCE FULLY LOADEDDUG UP, MEN ARE READY TO CO INTO ACTION IMMEDIATELY. READ MARKINGS ON RIFLES AND DATES OF

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ADVISING OF GRAVITY OF SITUATION. WSHOOFS AMBASSADOR WANTED TO TELEPHOTO MARKINGS TO PBPRIME FOR POSITIVE IDENTIFICATION. PERUVIAN MINISTER SPECULATING THIS UAY MEAN BEGINNING OF WW 3. ALLING ON PBPRIME FOR DESTROYER AND SEARCH PLANES TO

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LOCATE SUBMARINE. NEW REPORTS OF SUB-SfOHTINGS COMING IN FROM COASTAL RESIDENTS WHO BELIEVE THEIR OWN STORIES.

2. jaCAIN ASKED MAGOFFIN FOR NEGATIVE REQUESTEDJd50IT ABSOLUTELY IMPERATIVE HE BE

FURNISHED THIS. HE CAN STALLERIOD OF TIME BY SAYING HE HAS TURNED IT OVER TO PBPRIME FOR AMPLIFICATION IN HOPE OF IDENTIFYING SUB, BUT SOONER OR LATER MAY HAVE TO PRODUCE IT IF

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