File No. 893.51/1295.
The American Ambassador to Germany to the Secretary of State.
Berlin , February 12, 1913—8 p.m.
Department’s February 10, 6 p.m. German Foreign Office has decided to adopt the Department’s compromise suggestion and will propose to the other members of sextuple group that the Chinese proposition be accepted providing that the Chinese Government is willing to substitute a Frenchman in the place of an Italian for the audit department.