Shanghai Student Riots 3

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Shanghai Student Riots 3 - state'OfTpiATTO IV f*ANIY^IM .OCIill/UO 111 •...
state'OfTpiATTO IV f*ANIY^IM .OCIill/UO 111 • ViAlllVil Chinese Distnrbances Recognized by Wnshinirton (ioverii* iiieiit us Crlllral. (B .v th» Associated Pross.) Shanghai, June 3.—Chinese agl- 'ators made public appeals toni?ht 'he streets of Shanghai for a KPneral uprising to drive out all I foreigners. Officials of the foreign settlements expressed confidence thpt they could handle the cltuation, but admitted that the outlook was perhaps more grave than at any time in the city's Jilstory. The authorities directly attributed the disturbances of the past three days to work 'of Russian and Chinese communists, saying the movement was being fostered by educational institutions under the direction of the Russian embassy at Poking and the Russian consulate hnre. Students, who started the agitation Saturday, after a demonstration over sentences passed on Chinese strikers by the Shanghai ->l''ed court, tonight were making overwhelm every effort to effect a general strike, including all public and private services, including domestic- servants. Street speakers could be heard telling crowds of coolies that they outnumbered the foreigners to such an extent that they could them within a sinsle hour, if they would but join a general uprising. <Trlticar In Caifen. Washington, Jitne 2.—State de- Partment advices from Canton loot day described conditions there as "very critical." Reports from Shanghai paid the foreign consular representatives had asked for sufficient naval ves- to "I wanted I if sets to land 2,000 men for guarding property. of

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  1. Iola Daily Register And Evening News,
  2. 02 Jun 1925, Tue,
  3. Page 1

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