File No. 723.2515/115.

The American Chargé d’Affaires at Santiago to the Secretary of State.


Recent Chilean proposition for plebiscite Tacna differs little from former proposals except to provide for supervision by one Chilean citizen, one Peruvian and a third person to be chosen by foreign consuls. Threat added that if Peru does not accept proposal Chile will hold independent plebiscite and pay Peru the ten million pesos indemnity. Peru has not yet replied.