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JLi8fd5iliC - Q A - J saU I I T M II K I m t UllEeWljllJWllI PLACED JNIAIL tr Mock Duck of the Hip Sing Society in the Tombs New York Highbiners Are Active NEW YORK March 20 - Mock Duck said to be the head man of the Hip Sing Tong a Chinese secret society was arrested to - day on a warrant issued by District Attorney Jerome and was taken to that officials Office for a questioning Coincident with his arrest Tom Lee and Gin Gum respectively chief and secretary of the On Leong Tong a rival society cam out from hiding where they had been since Duck returned from a trip out of town Unknown highbinders attempted to murder a Chinese Friday night and today mysterious placards appeared on thu walls of Chinatown houses warning Tom Lee and Gin Gum that they will be murdered Lee and Gum with counsel for their society complained to District Attorney Jerome that Mock Duck instigated the attempt to kill the Chi nese and posted the warning placards It has been reported in Chinatown for several days that Mock Duck had recently returned from San Francisco and that about that time there also appeared four members of a Chinese society Whose members accepted only commissions to kill Duck has twice been tried on a charge of murder and is at liberty on his own recognisance under that charge at present He said to - day when asked that he had never been in California In his life It Is alleged that he came from San Francisco Duck was committed to the Tombs prison to await a third trial on an old Indictment accusing him of killing Ah Lee in this city in 1900 HABBY S NEW WILL

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  1. San Francisco Chronicle,
  2. 21 Mar 1905, Tue,
  3. Page 4

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