884.6461 Tsana Dam/115: Telegram

The Minister in Ethiopia (Southard) to the Secretary of State

30. Referring to my cable September 19, 9 p.m. The King has now informed me that the White Corporation representative to the conference should arrive here at any time during the last 10 days of December. I am informed by the British Minister that the King has not yet notified [Page 865] him of the acceptance of the British proposal for a conference but I anticipate that such action will occur within a few days14 and that the delay has no special significance.

  1. In telegram No. 32, September 25, 6 p.m., the Minister in Ethiopia reported that notification of the King’s acceptance was given on September 24 (884.6461 Tsana Dam/118).