Telegram from Dallas, via Postal Telegraph.
1939 SEP 17 AM 400
MRS W E DOVE=
1928 FREEMONT AVE SOUTH MPLS=
CONSOLIDATION DALLAS MENARD SONORA AND UVALDE AT MENARD SUGGEST STRONG AND MEETING BISHOPP HERE JEFFERSON HOTEL SUNDAY. I WOULD PREFER MOVE MENARD WITHOUT GOING WASHINGTON=
Translated: Walter is probably going to be put in charge of a consolidated USDA research facility in Menard, TX.