393.1111 M Nielsen, Niels/2: Telegram

The Minister in China (Johnson) to the Secretary of State

324. Mukden’s April 12, 1 p.m. to the Department and the Legation. Legation today received similar report from American Consul at Dairen who added:

“Although Siuyen is not in the Kwantung leased territory, I have notified the Kwantung Government and police and informally requested such assistance as they may be in a position to render.”

Legation has informed Tokyo and Japanese Legation here.