The Acting Secretary of State to the Chargé in Mexico (Schoenfeld)
183. Your 154, August 13, 9 a.m. In view of reported attitude of Minister of Foreign Affairs Department desires you in your discretion either to bring matter to personal attention of President or to request Foreign Minister to take such action. Emphasis should be placed upon recent losses on both sides of border due to floods and upon urgent necessity for contemplated works to prevent recurrence such damages.