File No. 763.72/7360

The Ambassador in Mexico ( Fletcher ) to the Secretary of State


[520.] A resolution was introduced in the Senate yesterday in secret session by Senators Alonso, Reynoso, and Cepeda which, after a long and bitter indictment of Germany and German methods, etc., proposed that a committee be appointed to inform the Executive that—

In the opinion of the Senate at least a solemn and official declaration of benevolent neutrality towards the Entente nations is indispensable for the maintenance of the Government and for the restoration of the peace, progress, and life of the nation.