The Minister in China (Reinsch) to the Acting Secretary of State
[Received March 13, 4.35 p.m.]
Serious fracas occurred between American soldiers, Japanese policemen, and civilians Tientsin yesterday, to-day. Full report not yet [Page 421]received. Have sent First Secretary of Legation, Japanese Minister has [sent] his [secretary], to confer with the consuls Tientsin.