File No. 23297/7.

Ambassador Bacon to the Secretary of State.

[Telegram—Paraphrase.]

Mr. Bacon reports Red Cross2 and various agencies of the Prefect of the Department of the Seine are still engaged in work of feeding, clothing and housing flood sufferers, and says the work of drying and disinfecting is well underway, but that large districts are still under water.

  1. The American Red Cross, Christian Herald, and others contributed large sums toward the relief of the flood sufferers.↩