File No. 893.00/2607
The Secretary of State to Minister Reinsch
Washington , June 13, 1917, 6 p.m.
Your June 12, 8 p.m. The Department on June 5, 9 and 12, telegraphed the Embassy at Tokyo making denials and corrections of certain false statements appearing in Japanese newspapers similar to those which you mention. Department assumes that you have taken steps to nullify effects of false statements circulated in Peking.