158.429/189: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Consul General at Montreal (Halstead)

Your March 25. Notify all shippers that Bureau of Chemistry has ordered milk and cream from places within radius of 200 miles of Montreal be prohibited entry into United States until source of typhoid infection has been determined and United States authorities are satisfied that measures taken are adequate to insure against danger from milk and cream.

Repeat to all consular offices in your supervisory jurisdiction which may be concerned with this order.

Similar instructions have been telegraphed Ottawa.