The Acting Secretary of State to the Japanese Minister.


Dear Mr. Minister: Confirming my telephone message to your legation this morning, I take pleasure in communicating for your information the following telegram which was received from the American chargé d’affaires at St. Petersburg at 12.20 p.m. to-day:

Russian general staff ask for the delivery of Japanese prisoners of war in three trains to reach Wirballen December 15 during the morning, at noon, and in the afternoon.


I am, etc.,

Robert Bacon