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Mob Attacks Spinning Mill; Jazz , Musicians Act as Hotel Waiters HEM t i m i s t s rim of p t i m i s t i c a l l y refused a and n for t h e presidents e m i n g unprivileged proposed Optimist w a s f i n a l l y n t u c o m m i t t e e n i l be- t i o n f l o o r c-abi- n s t o direct t h e suggestion the the cx- .,,,,,,- the s activities, n M - - dr · u l t i e s to sick nnd the i f f i c u l t y due t o s i m i l a r n a l l y h i t ,,p were w h o Had e x h i b i u d i e s l e t o p u r s u e t e d boys I n I h e set's in tho I I I o r The boys e d e l e g a t e By Associated Press. * SHANGHAI, Friday, .Tune 5,--Shanghai was quiet this except for a few minor outbreaks. It was not the normal however. Developments of the past few hours included: Chinese police, meeting at the Chapel station, decided to at 11 p. m., but when the hour arrived only a few of the attached to the foreign settlement police department actually their arms. It is believed that the force as a whole will duty. Efforts of agitators to force a strike of the Chinese-manned department apparently failed. Five were reported wounded in an outbreak in Pootung, just across the Whang Poo River, Shanghai's harbor. A mob was said to have attacked the mill of the Spinning and Weaving Company, Ltd. Japanese overseers on there resisted the mob and .opened fire after the company's been, invaded. The Chinese constabulary later dispersed the MiMlrlnnK Act n* Waller*. | -- --- --=rr- ==r= American jazz musicians at the Astor House, leading hotel, most seriously affected by the strike of domestic labor, dropped t h e i r I n s t r u - ments and took the places of striking Chinese waiters. Soviet Consul General Oearnln denied reports that his consulate had any connection w i t h Chinese strikes or strikers. Settlement officers conducted a u m b e r of raids against a n u m b e r of c o m m u n i s t centers. i n c l u d i n g Shanghai U n i v e r s i t y . The s t r i k e s in I n d u s t r i a l p l a n t s t h r o u g h o u t t h e i t y t o d a y were reported slowly spreading. Best available estimates place the n u m b e r q u i t t i n g work so a r at 50,000. The weather today was clear. Tl ANTI-FOREIGN MOVE IN CHINESE CITIES CAUSES CONCERN IN WASHINGTON British and Japanoitc i o t i n g resulted, w i t h considerable j damage done, hut the vice consul reported t h a t I h e a u t h o r i t i e s h a d a i n e d control of the s i t u a t i o n . w e n t l y need and get Washington, J u n e 4.--Official reports today from Consul General u n n i n g h a m at Shanghai telling of the discovery I h e r e of f u r t h e r evidence of bolshevistic a g i t a t i o n in the s t i r r i n g up of the students' strike added to the concern felt in a s h i n g t o n over the growth in the last few days of the a n t i - f o r e i g n movement in Chinese cities. The d e p a r t m e n t also received from Vice Consul M c i n h a r d t nt Changsha word t h n t the s t u d e n t s in l l schools there were on sympathetic strike because of the Shanghai 'developments. The Changsha, movement was aimed p a r t i c u l a r l y agalnxt tho GOVERNOR ASSURES WAR DEPARTMENT OF STATE'S CO-OPERATION. By Associated Prcu. Washington, J u n e 4.--Co-operation of the various governmental departments with the war department carrying out the plans for a test J u l y 4 has bcerr asked Secretary Davis In letters to the department heads. Further assurances of support co-operation from state executives also were received today. "Assure you of the support and co-operation of the state of Texas to carry out plans for defense J u l y 4." Governor Ferguson "Await your instructions as to details." The acting war secretary's letter to other department chiefs pointed 'jut that "The patriotic demonstra- t i o n s in any locality will such* ceremonies, participated in such ceremonies participated In both the military and the civilian populations generally, an may bo arranged In accordance with the of state and local and civilian committees. A*k» State'* Aid. Co-operntlon of state nnd local political a u t h o r i t i e s as t i o n a l guard u n i t s is v The Shunglmi reports told of the 1 1 . 11 .. . ci , 8f ' of n a t i o n a l secnrltv unic-n^ry d u r i n g ' h e acaren of ho- j A . ; tlng Secretary Dwlght F. Davis (els In the I n t e r n a t i o n a l settlement ^formed the m u n i t i o n s and arms a n d c o n u l d - t o d a y ,,, Mierll supplementing hi cr.'ihle q u a n t i t i e s of bolshevlst l l t - r n t u r r . Previous reports h n v e emphasized t h n t the d i s t u r b a n c e s of last few days were in part I n - spired by bolshevlst a g i t a t o r s , but no detailed s t a t e m e n t of i h e l r ac'jvltles been contained in t h e o f f i c i a l advices. Reports of holshevlst support f or h e S h a n g h a i d i s t u r b e r s have caused surprise In Washington. The -n- l u e n c e t h e Russian soviet representatives have gained in C h i n a since the s i g n i n g of the trealy be- twei-n Pekin and Moscow hjis unused growing concern here and soviet propaganda has been employed In a n y p n r i s o f t h e e o i i n t r y r o discredit ami embarrass the AVestern powers i n t h e i r d e a l i n g s w i t h t h e i f f i c u l t s i t u n i i o n ( h a t e x i s t s t h e r e nnd In I because cif the lust s t r o n g central ob- o rond e day be- n c e of tiie c i t i z e n . y e t t e - h i l a v l l l e . X f m e m - e r a c t i v - t i e s . e n t of the t "or- t i m i s m " erect n home for l e d Slates" t o f u n c t i o n along n,,,.., The no' acted u p o n government. The s t u d e n t s ' m o v e m e n t In con- u c t i n g a n a n t i - f o r r ! g n c r u s a d e n t Shanghai n n d elsewhere i n C h i n a a f forded o p p o r t u n i t y f o r t h e f u r t h e r - of the propaganda' program launched by th- K u s s i a n s o v i e t agitators. The d e v e l o p m e n t of t h i s o v e m e n t alone, even w i t h o u t its present connection w i t h bolshevist c t i v i t i e s , hns been w a t c h e d closely W a s h i n g t o n ixnd other Western capitals for m a n y m o n t h s , since it h r e a t e n e d t h e s a f e g u a r d s f o r the security of f o r e i g n l i f e and properly in China, w h i c h s p e c i a l t r e a t y i g h t s were deemed to provide. supplementing his recent telegraphic request for their support in connection with the defense test muster on J u l y 4. "Of course state response to the proposed test Is purely voluntary nnd must necessarily be predicated on w h a t you .consider to be interest of your state." llr. Davis added. In u general o u t l i n e of purposes nnd nature of the second tense test, the a c t i n g secretary '.hat i t s object was t w o f o l "To a c q u a i n t the A m w i t h n a t i o n a l defense o b l i g a t i o n s as set f o cons t i t u t i o n n n d n a t i 1520. and to depict the plans and processes for Ihe organization of a r m y of t h e U n i t e d r m i - t e r i n t o ...rvlee I., . h e e v .- !; t O f Tllc a n y n a t i o n a l emergency. Olhcr Iteuxiun .Violfried. "To e t n p h n s i z e the h i occasion when congress first placed t h e m n n p o w o r and · · · - - , , - . , . . . . ...... 1 .. .-f 11 i V ' - a \ ; l L c o u n t r y for n a t i o n a f c o m m e m o r a t e the Hint defense." To carry out these purposes, t j l o i t e r c o n t i n u e d , tho designed to m a k e it c e r t "the people, s t a t e s , local ties a n d p o l i t i c a l as t n r y a u t h o r i t i e s are a n d realize t h e i r o b l i g our n a t i o n a l defense policies." successful a p p l i c a t i o n of t i o n n J A m e r i c a n muster m o d i f i e d in the l i g h t of the world war can bo assured only by such a, general understanding."

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  1. The Galveston Daily News,
  2. 05 Jun 1925, Fri,
  3. Page 1

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