812.00/22822: Telegram

The Consul at Ciudad Juarez ( Dow ) to the Acting Secretary of State

All American forces returned to United States early evening of 16th. American military report a small number of casualties among Villistas and extremely few among their own forces. Latter took 9 Villistas prisoners. Consulate open today. Telephonic communication between El Paso and Juarez will not be resumed until El Paso telephone officials receive instructions to that effect from Post Office Department. Recommend latter be immediately requested order my telephone Juarez reconnected. Embassy and Consulate, Chihuahua, advised of pertinent portions.