File No. 763.72119/825

The Minister in Switzerland ( Stovall ) to the Secretary of State

[Telegram]

1611. Press reports:

Journal de Genève, 9th, gives substance Hungarian press comments, President Wilson’s note.

Az Est, Budapest, finds note so clear, worthy support all genuine friends peace and patriots. America thus expresses itself unreservedly for peace without annexation, and this the essential for Hungary.

Magyarország, organ Károlyi party, states Wilson has won with courageous reply, recognition all sincere friends peace. Those condemning note display war-devil spirit and do not desire peace. Whoever opposes Wilson declares himself enemy of Hungarian nation.

Stovall