Foreign News: Honduran War

Progress in the Honduran civil war (TIME, Feb. 11):

¶General Tiburcio Carias, disappointed Presidential candidate, captured several towns of minor note. He was marching on Tegucigalpa, capital of Honduras, stronghold of President Gutierrez.

¶The U. S. Government despatched the cruiser Rochester to La Ceiba, a port on the Honduras Atlantic coast, and the cruiser Milwaukee to Amapala, on the Pacific coast, where the rebels were expected to set up a "capital." Both cruisers were sent to protect U. S. interests.


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