Strike Declared as Raids Follow Cantonese Split

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Strike Declared as Raids Follow Cantonese Split - more the old- In the are BE this city meet-...
more the old- In the are BE this city meet- held and tried re- Internal Strife and Killings Add to Chinese Turmoil at Shanghai. NORTHERNERS PRESS ON Southern Forces Checked in Offensive -- Reply to Powers Awaited. SWA^'OHAI. April 13.--(AP) Northern Chinese'troops, it was offlcinlly reported tniay. have entered Pukow, on the northern side of the Yangtse river, across from Nanking. They were not opposed toy *.he Cantonese. It is said that Cantonese flags on the side o-f Nanking faclnsf Pukow 'have be«n removed. SHANGHAI, April 11'.--(API Serious reverses on the Yangtse battle front and outbreaks of fierce factional fighting at Shanghai and elsewhere between moderates and radicals are problems facing the Cantonese who only a fe"w weeks ago w«?re hammering northward !n a definite) threat on Peking, seat of the northern (rovernmnt. The factional controversy between the military and moderate wing of th» Cantonese regime, and the civil ond radical wing, which has its seat at Hankow, flared Into active conflict this morning when detectives, acting under direction of General Chiang Kai-Shek, Cantonese generalissimo and leader of the moderates, raided th« headquarters of tho Cantonse Red labor unions In Shanghai. Hanschow. Nanking and Amoy. Kightlns resulted and In .Shanghai 12 persona were Wiled and many wounded in the various struggles. Th« raiders, armed with machine guns, pistols and bomits, attacked every known union center in on« cage bringing up field giins to overtake 35i lai'onrers in one building. About 600 laborers vere arrested Similar 1 raids were carried on in Hangchow. Nankins and Amoy. al(Continued ou Page Four. in Iby a

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  1. The Bridgeport Telegram,
  2. 13 Apr 1927, Wed,
  3. Page 1

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