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%1 i * at <rf *d*f Wto tft CM* tiifllti to One Death Pfobibly f at*l Wound. r y t>f Another, (iy tatted i6 f Aug. 6,—-Nine squads of patrolled Chicago's Chinatown fiUaralng against further out- I In a hew long war, which al- Jy his resulted in the murder of "'Chinese and the probnblv fitnl alhg bf another. fUce of more than a year between Hi Off Leong nnd Hip Sing tongs was iffiSHattefed yesterday when guns blazed Pmltnost simultaneously in the Chinese WJtiftrters of Chicago. Newark and Bos- f,rorl. Two were wounded in the eastern Yee Sun, a Chicago member of the 1;H1|J Sings, WBS slain when he n- tured into On Leong territory. He fell ..Vfith three bullets in his body almost ftt th* door of On Leong headquarters. 'Th« killer, living up to long traditions, dropped his, pistol beside his victim as he fled. Jbe Tuck, On Leong member held a« the slayer, protested his inno- cencq, fi«lfl had been dead only a few hours Vhen Kar Leon Wong, also Hip Sing follower, was shot three' times as he Walked down a passage way to his living quarters. He was wounded in the chest and right arm. A gun was found a few feet from where ha lay. 'Wong's nephew, Wong Toy, was arrested and taken to the wounded man's t bedside in People's hospital. But Jf* Wong did not identify him as his as- sallant. Frank Moy, "Mayor" of. Chinatown, .'and Tom Lee, president of the On Leong Merchants' association, voluntarily * Went to Deputy Police Commissioner John A. Siege and told him a new .tong war was in progress. They beg- ^ged him to take steps to prevent further trouble. Lee Loy, acting ruler of u > 4 the Hip Sings in the absence of Frank / Leong, also visited police headquarters. t The On Leongs in Chicago number * 2.000 while the Hip Sings have only '.500 members, President Lee of the On '•''Leongs declared. Loy declined to reveal the strength of his faction. Both ,har» their own territories in the v Chlnese district. •

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  1. Altoona Mirror,
  2. 05 Aug 1929, Mon,
  3. Page 10

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