Foreigners in Shanghai Arm for Trouble

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Foreigners in Shanghai Arm for Trouble - FOREIGNERS IN SHANGHAI ARM FOR TROUBLE (by The...
FOREIGNERS IN SHANGHAI ARM FOR TROUBLE (by The Ans«clal«d Presi) Shanghai Feb. 24.—Foreign residents ivcrc called to arms in Shanghai today to prevent possible invasion of their settlements by defeated nnd demoralized demoralized soldiers of Marshal Sun Chuan Fang, deposed ruler of this province of Kiangsu. Volunteer companies of Americans, Portuguesls and Japanese mounted guard to halt any irresponsible, body of Chinese soldiers from pouring into the foreign districts and looting homes and business houses, as was done awhile ago at Hang Chow hy the same troops before they were forced from that vicinity by thc victorious invading Cantonese. Trainloads of Sun's troops arrived from Sung-Klang, 28 miles south of Shanghai where thc army of 40,000 men wns reported crumbling ai;d fall- inp back towards Shanghai without, waiting for the attack at the Cantonese, Cantonese, moving northward from Hang Chow. A race developed today for possession possession of Shanghai between troops from Shantung province under General Chang Tsung, and the army of the Cantonese Cantonese government. it u on as

Clipped from The Courier-Express25 Feb 1927, FriPage 1

The Courier-Express (Dubois, Pennsylvania)25 Feb 1927, FriPage 1
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