693.002/1169: Telegram

The Chargé in China (Atcheson) to the Secretary of State

845. The Minister of Finance2 announced June 2 that Sir Frederick Maze, Inspector General of Customs, is retiring “on grounds of his age and health” and that Mr. L. K. Little3 has been appointed Acting Inspector General. The Chief Secretary of the Inspectorate General, Mr. K. D. Ting, is to officiate following Maze’s retirement and until Little’s arrival.

  1. H. H. Kung.
  2. American Commissioner of Customs at Canton, on leave.