File No. 837.156/226
The Secretary of State to Minister Gonzales
Washington, March 24, 1916, 5 p.m.
Your March 22, 1 p.m. Department is unofficially advised that the commission to study Cuban Ports matter has three months in which to report. Cable briefly your opinion as to the present status of this matter, both political and otherwise and whether this apparently dilatory procedure may be expected to achieve results.