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FOURTEEN PAGES . PRICE TWO CENTS/ Â·Â·"Â·Â·^---- ' * * t 1 Â» By ; Consular Corps ^ American Will Milwaukee, to I. N. and Milwaukee. IJawkes travelled 53 seconds. Richmand. Forces Representing Provinces of Che- kiang and Kiangsu Battle for Control' of Shanghai District. wireless Lowell Nelson for.Pie- stand- weather In their Pictou tomorrow favorable. U. S. Lieu- By BERT KUHN I. X. S. Staff Correspondent Shanghai, Sept. 3--With severe fighting between Chinese troop* reported in progress afc Hung Til, 20 miles from Shanghai, the consular corps, rushed plans today today for the defense of the international international settlement. French bluejacket 1 ? were landed landed this afternoon and quartered in the police station, the schools and (he French concession. Iticipate in the fighting soon. They will be used to strength- \ It is reported the Russians have en police in ease of necessity. offered to fight as mercenaries Railway officials confirmed ear-1 for the highest' bidder. They ar- lier reports of the outbreak of j rived from Vladivostock two years hostilities between the forces rep- ago and have since been interned miral McVey a British" cfaSsc?, an dtwo gunboats a Japanese' cruiser and three gunboats; two" French cruisers and one Italian Italian cruiser. Â· / .' The naval personnel combined with the volunteer corps and police police gives the foreign defense- approximately 8,000 men. There a possibility of 700 Russian white'' soldiers now quartered on volunteer ships here may par- resenting the provinces of Chek- iang and Kiangsu who are contending contending for control of the Shanghai Shanghai district. No Ncl- opening engagement had reac : at 10.-12 here up to 10 p. m. tonight S. it was believed that the Kian Erik morn- to the at to the Navv forces had made details of the reached but Kiangsu the attack Foreign naval forces now here available for assistance in the event that the native hositlities threaten foreign interests include ten Amor Â·! destroyers and three gunboats n .Uer command of Ad- here, plied ;uns. They with are plentifully sup- rifles and machina BULLETIN Washington, Sept. 3--United States Marines are prepared to land at Shanghai to protect American American lives and property in the revolutionary attack upon the city, said a despatch to the State Department today from Consul- General Edwin S. Cunningham at Shanghai.