File No. 861.77/359
The Chairman of the Advisory Commission of Railway Experts to Russia (Stevens) to the Secretary of State
[Received 11.47 a.m.]
After a month exasperating unnecessary delays have succeeded getting arrangements for placing units to cover all the Chinese Eastern Railway at once, and hope a little later Vladivostok. No trains operating between Manchuria, Chita. Line held by strong force reported Bolsheviki, Germans, Austrians.