File No. 893.773/27.

Consul Williamson to the Secretary of State .


Sir: On September 4, 1914, the South Manchuria Railway published in its official gazette Railway Notice No. 40, this office’s translation of which is herewith inclosed.1

This order gives the reduced rates on through goods via Newchwang (Yingkou). It is identical, as far as it goes, with that providing special rates for this traffic via Dairen; but it is not quite so extensive as the latter, which gives rates to several places not mentioned in the former.

I have [etc.]

A. A. Williamson.
  1. Not printed.