393.1123 Lincheng/133: Telegram

The Minister in China (Schurman) to the Secretary of State

193. At a meeting at this Legation afternoon, May 31st, International Commission, General Connor, President, received written instructions prepared as authorized by diplomatic body by five ministers concerned and dean and then in conference with Chinese general who is to accompany them they tentatively arranged the program of their Lencheng visit. Besides two aides-de-camp General Connor takes to assist him Colonel Barnes and Colonel Wainwright, New York state congressman, who arrived here yesterday. Commission left Peking for Lincheng on 4.25 train this afternoon.