711.4215 Air Pollution/74: Telegram

The Minister in Canada (Phillips) to the Secretary of State

153. My cipher telegram 151, July 11, 7 p.m. Canadian note goes forward today’s mail.58 The Government here understands that the Canadian Section of the Joint High [sic] Commission or representative [Page 90] thereof is prepared to meet the American Section or its representative between August 1st and 4th at a place to be agreed upon with a view to arranging details for the formal investigation at Trail and also to the appointments of the necessary experts. The Government is asking the Department of Agriculture and the National Research Council to suggest the names of three or more outstanding scientists, possibly one chemist, one horticulturist, and one forester soil expert who would be ready to go immediately to the West for the purpose in question. Please reply by telegraph whether this arrangement meets with the approval of the Department.

  1. Post, p. 91.