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SUGGESTED' FOR FIRST RESIDENT OF'CliiNA
V' .- 1
41- .r- ,i , . .., J
' Minister Wu
'. Wu Ting-fang, iormerly Chin
ese minister to the United States,
aligned himself with the revolu
tionists 'yesterday;, and is. promi
nently mentioned as the first
president tI the republic they are
fighting" to establish.
His advocacy of the. rebel cause
will "go far' toward establishing
European and 'American confi
dence in the movement, He- was
conced'edt vtp be.(t6ne.vof the ablest
"diDlomnfe'eveij- accredited 'to this
government from aforeign 000."
try, and made a close study of the
American form of government
while invVashirtgton. ' '" , .
GOV. y-U- ASSASSINATED
BY ;MANCHU SOLDIERS
, Shanghai, Nov. 7. Gov. Wtt
LuXHien of, Shan Si province has
been assassinated "by MancHu
soldiers. The Manchus accused
Turn' oif "treason to the thrbna.