893.00/12–1548: Telegram

The Consul at Tihwa (Paxton) to the Secretary of State

128. Rumored from informed source that General Chang Chih-chung is to come to Tihwa himself by CATC46 plane leaving Nanking tomorrow.

This could tie in with information given in Tihwa telegram to Department 116, November 27, to be pouched Nanking; however, no confirmation yet received.

General Ma Chang-hsiang, Commander Fifth Cavalry Army, is definitely reported to have left last week for consultations in Sining with his uncle Ma Pu-fang, chairman of Tsinghai.

Sent Nanking 240, repeated Department 128.

  1. Central Air Transport Corporation.