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Trip the be John who H, aa the GENERAL CHANG LEAVES PARLEY OF ARMY CHIEFS Protests Vigorously When Lu Yung-Shiang Decides To Give Up Fight and Sign Surrender Treaty (By Associated Press) TOKIO, Oct. 13.--Lu Yuang- Shang and Ho Feng-Ling, who today surrendered the city of Shanghai to the attacking forces of he Chinese central 0 government, have fled from Shanghai and are on their way to Japan .the war office was informed today. _ TT (By Associated Press) SHANGHAI, Oct. 13--Cheklang forces holding defense line west Shanghai, unaware of that they were fighting for a lost cause, and that an armistice haJ been signed last night in which the leader virtually admitted defeat, continued firing into tre enemy line this afternoon. ^ A train from SansJang, 12 miles west of here, brought in 300 Ohekiang soldiers, who apprised of the turn ot everits, Joined other Chekiang troops at the railway station north of here where an impromptu auction of clothing and equipment was held . A number of military motor cars were knocked down to bidders for flO and upwards. ,, At the Lungwha Arsenal headquarters of the Chekiang forces, a small group of unarmed soldiers awaited the arrival of Kiangsu and FulcJen province troops to take over the arsenal, Chang Leaves Conference General Lu Yung-Shiang. military governor of Chekiang province, prelded at the conference which resulted in the decision to surender anJ which sent him to the International settlement here as a refugee. His chief aide, General HO Feng-Ling, defense commissioner of Shanghai, was "NOT" present at the conference General Chang Tso-Pln, a Chek- iang field commander, walked ou« of the meeting after vigorously opposing the proposal of his "chief to surrender. General Chang left for the Nansiang sector this morning to Join his forces estimated at 4,000 there. Refugees Flee to Shanghai Throughout the' night, workers In the Chekiang forces removed valuable contents from the Lung? wha headquarters into the foreign settlement at Shanghai while their leaders scattere-l to various unknown ponts of refuge. Every waterway and road leading into Shanghai today was packed with refugees fleeing before the advancing army of the V conquering forces. The refugees vehicles and animals of every ·Jescription to aid in carrytif- away their few belongings from, the conquered area. -·--' The decision to enl the warfare in the sectors about Shanghai-waiK. reached at a conference of t£f* Chekiang'leadeis at their military: ? headquarters at Lungwha Sunday night, ivho this mornjng gave out a formal statement that their action had been ..prompted by a T realization that surrender would be "for the public -welfare* ",

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  1. Iowa City Press-Citizen,
  2. 13 Oct 1924, Mon,
  3. Page 1

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