The Ambassador in Mexico (Daniels) to the Secretary of State
[Received 4:12 p.m.]
52. This morning’s Excelsior reports departure from Vera Cruz of the Mar Cantabrico for Barcelona carrying 14 million cartridges, the airplanes loaded in New York and others from Tejeria, as well as war material transported in busses from New York. The sailing is corroborated by the Consul at Vera Cruz who states that as far as he is able to ascertain the Mar Cantabrico loaded 35 cars of war munitions including 1 battery of mountain guns and 2 of field artillery. He states that his present information is that all is of Mexican manufacture. He further says that no airplanes from Tejeria were shipped on the Mar Cantabrico and that nothing is known of the material reputedly sent from New York by bus.