393.1163 Methodist Mission/60: Telegram

The Consul General at Shanghai (Gauss) to the Secretary of State

248. Reference my 211, March 16, 2 p.m.,37 Huchow property of Methodist Episcopal Mission South. Doctor Manget confirms in a letter dated March 17 that Virginia School was returned on the 8th and Boys School on the 10th, leaving printing property of this mission in Huchow in Japanese hands.

A large proportion of the movable property was stated to be missing. Considerable flooring, most of the doors and windows and their facings, all electric lines and much of the drainage had been removed. Premises were in a filthy condition.

Repeated to Peiping, Chungking, by mail to Tokyo.

  1. Not printed.