Friday, July 8, 2011

SHANGHAI SITUATION.— As a sequel to alleged murders by Chinese in the international concession at Shanghai, the Japanese threaten to occupy Chapel and Hongkew with armed forces in order to protect Japanese subjects. Chapei and Hongkew are thickly populated suburbs, largely occupied by Chinese, but are included in the international settlement of the city. Hongkew was formerly known as the American settlement, and at its Shanghai end. separated by the Soochow Creek, Consulates-General and other important buildings and large manufacturing undertakings arc situated. Evening Post , Issue 75, 25 September 1936, Page 9

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