File No. 893.773/28.
Consul Pontius to the Secretary of State.
Newchwang, October 17, 1914.
Sir: For the information of the Department, I have the honor to enclose herewith copy of my No. 31, of even date, reporting further to the Legation at Peking concerning the reduction instituted by the South Manchuria Railway covering railway freights on foreign importations, and transmitting clear evidence of discrimination in this regard.
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