393.11/1090: Telegram

The Consul General at Canton (Jenkins) to the Secretary of State

Referring to my telegram of March 25, noon.77 Following telegram received this afternoon from Father Young at Namyung, Kwangtung:

“Forced to flee, Reds approach. Impossible obtain news Kanchow. Young.”

Copy was immediately given to local authorities who stated that while no official reply has been received from Kiangsi authorities, they did receive a telegram this noon from private, reliable sources in Nanchang, Kiangsi, saying that Kanchow is safe. Department and Legation and Hankow informed.

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