893.48/1407: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in China ( Johnson )

39. Your 48, January 23, 5 p.m. For your information. The Department has amended the text of the first sentence of your statement, contained in the telegram under reference, to read as follows:

“The hostilities are driving huge numbers of Chinese from their homes, in cities and villages and on farms. Fleeing from danger, [Page 574] very many of these people become refugees and are in need of shelter, food, clothing, and medical aid.”