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Created: 1/31/1954

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l.f ELIEVES STORM TILL SOON DIE ANO TRAINING MAYBEAT NE* SITE. HE DECIDEO TO LEAVE SCRANTON GEAR AS is FOR NOW AS PLACE IS WELL ISOLATED ANO UNDER GUARD. IF WSBURNT DEMANDS INVESTIGATION HE SILL OELAY IT UNTIL GEAR CAN eE MOVED AND SITES STERILIZED.

STERILIZED. RADIOS

^ HIS JEEP BURIED WITH SARANAC TRUCK OEPARTING FOR DTFROGS AFTER ALL MOVES COMPLETED. VEHICLE HAS KMFLUSH PLATES AND WILL BE KEPT IN GARAGE OF KMFLUSH FRIENDSAND USED FOR OFFICE TRANSPORTAT lOfj . LATTER CLAIMS VEHICLE CLEAN AS JUST ARRIVEDAN. HE flLL CONTINUE TO USE OFFICE TO AVERT SUSPICION. NO INQUIRIES LADE AT OFFICE AND NONE EXPECTEO. NO EVIDENCE SURVEILLANCE HOUSE OR PERSONNEL.

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3. RE FUNDS: BOTH STRONGBOXES LEFT INSTANT fiWOCONTINUE TO MAINTAIN ACCOUNTS. VILL BE VOVFD puT PHEN SECURE

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5-t VlLOT HAS BEEN STAYINGND AWAITING

instructions. was PAalf MONTH SALARY jo JAM.

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cl. 3 T0 STRENGTHEN LOCKS AT SCRANTON AND EE SURE GUARDS LET

NO ONE ENTER, AND UAKE NECESSARY EXPENDITURES TO CARRY OUT AfiOVE AND STAND BY ACTIVITIES.

PlVALL MERTON ANO MlDDLECOTT SIT TIGHT. INCREASES ALL CAN MAKE CASUAL MOVES OUT OF COUNTRY.

OTHND STAYING ATIVING ALL POSITIVE INFO RECEIVED S'S ASSISTANT,,

10. FROV.c 3: THIS MSG PASSEOERTON PRIOR TO HIS RECEIPT LINC JO? (IN ICH HE NOV HAS.

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