File No. 763.72119/833

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


1625. Press report:

Strassburger Post, 10th, reports from Stuttgart at meeting held 7th instant by representatives of all Wurttemberg chambers commerce, industrial associations, and commercial clubs, energetic protest against President Wilson’s reply to Pope was telegraphed to Emperor, Hindenburg, and Chancellor. Mass meeting many thousand participants held 9th instant at Hamburg at which President’s arrogant attempt interfere with German foreign and domestic policies was rejected with indignation and telegrams of loyalty sent Emperor, Hindenburg, and Chancellor.