File No. 312.93/88.

The Secretary of State to Special Agent Carothers.


Chinese Minister has left with Department following telegram, addressed to him from Douglas, Ariz., March 18:

Mexican Gen. J. M. Maytorena’s troops are creating trouble, pillaging and killing. Chinese residents are fleeing and without food. Please intervene without delay. Sonora Arizpe Moctezuma Cumpas Nacozari Fronteras Chinese Mercantile.

Request immediate issuance orders adequate protection Chinese citizens and cessation depredations.