File No. 763.72119/9103

The Special Representative ( House) to the Secretary of State


70. For the President:

German delegation after first preliminary conference passed through French lines and attempted to pass German lines so as to return to Spa. German artillery continued heavy bombardment destroying roads and bridges and so made it impossible for German delegation to pass through their own lines. It is expected that German delegation will not be able to reach Spa until tonight. We will probably not receive any definite news until Sunday night or Monday morning.

Edward House