File No. 763.72119/2542a

The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in France ( Sharp )

[Telegram]

6198. United Press received telegram today before 1 p.m. announcing armistice had been signed. Telegram published at once and greatest excitement and enthusiasm prevails. This Department and War Department have been informed no foundation for story. Please find out why censor passed this report as the incident is most unfortunate.

Lansing