The Ambassador in China (Stuart) to the Secretary of State
[Received March 18—4:35 a.m.]
579–A. General Pai Chung-hsi, Minister of National Defense, arrived Taipei 17th to investigate conditions there as “Government’s special envoy”. General Pai was accompanied from Nanking by party of 14 military and political leaders including Major General Chiang Ching-kuo, elder son of Gimo; General Leng Hsin, Deputy Chief of Staff of Chinese Army; and Ke Ching-en, Secretary General of Government. General Pai plans to visit Keelung, Kaohsiung and other areas of the island during his investigation.