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FOREIGNERS MASSACRED IN CHINESE REBELLION! VOLUME 24. NO. 101. White Women Chained by Oriental Captors SHANGHAI, June 22. Foreign women missionaries have been roped , with Chinese two by two and driven into the mountains, according to re f ports from Kiaufu giving details of the most horrible massacres since the boxer rebellion. Soldiers with whips lashed the foreign women to hurry them on the march into captivity. More than 10,000 Chinese and many foreigners are reported to have been murdered in widespread slaughter by mutinous troops in the Kiangsi province. British missionaries are reported to hare appealed direct to the foreign office at London, over the heads of the Peking legation, for assistance against the mutineers. They are quoted as saying the disaster is the most terrible in years. First reports that 10,000 had been slain in the destruction of Kiaufu, Kinkiang, Kiengchan and other cities of the Central Kiangsi province, are believed to be exceeded by fresh atrocities. Hundreds of foreign and American mis sionaries are in danger. American gunboats are coming. The Quiros and the Monacacy are reported on their way from Kiukang. The British are sending the Bee, the Foxglove and the Cock chafer. Several hundred British and American marines will be in the landing parties. * * * * * * BLOODIEST FIGHT IN HISTORY IS LOOMING Fear of a repetition c f the Boxer uprising in China was expressed in military circles here Thursday, following the receipt of dispatches from Shanghai, telling of the murder of Christian missionaries in the Central Kiangsi province. If these fears are borne out, it may mean one of the blood- Jest campaigns in history. For, altho the allied invasion ol China in 1900 was difficult enough, conditions which would confront an expeditionary force today are far more rigorous. NO GOVERNMENT IN CHINA MEANS PERIL In 1900, China was ruled—really ruled—by the dowager empress, who, even tho she may have been secretly sym pathetic toward the Boxers, was at least nominally against the outbreak. Today, on the other hand, it is almost liter ally true that there is no government at all in China. And, were a general anti-foreign movement to begin, there would be nothing in the world that could suppress it outside of armed force by America and the European nations. In the event of armed intervention, the principal forces would probably be contributed by the United States, Great J'ritain and Japan. The other allies in 1900 —Russia and liermany—are in no position to join in such an expedition. Army men who remember the campaign of 1900 were quick to point out Thursday the almost fatal similarity be tween reports of the present uprising and of the atrocities which led to the Boxer trouble two decades ago. In Thursday's dispatches the statement is made that for eign women missionaries have been roped with Chinese and driven into the mountains, lashed with whips to make them hurry. LASHING OF WOMEN IS TYPICAL OF OTHER UPRISINGS Such incidents as this were typical of the earlier up rising. The fates of two American missionaries, Misses Morrill and Gould, at the American mission at Poating-fu, 110 miles outside of Peking, in June, 1900, is described as follows by Arthur Judson Brown in his "New Forces in Old China": "They were seized, stripped of all clothing except one upper and one lower garment, and led by the howling crowd along a path leading diagonally from the entrance of the compound to the road just east of it. Miss Gould fainted a few hundred yards from the chapel. Iler ankles were then tied together and another cord lashed her wrists in front of her body, A pole was thrust between legs and arms, and she was carried th<* rest of the way, while Miss Morrill walkt.i, characteristically giving a beggar the little money at her waist, talking to the people and with extraordinary self-possession endeavoring to convince her per tutors ol their folly. (Turn to I'age 7, Column 1) WEATHER ronlgkt a ltd ynday. faU; mod erate Multiwilfrilf «H*da. Trmprradirv lM»i it Hour* Maximum. #l. Minimum. At. Today immhi. At. ■ On the Issue of Americanism There Can Be No Compromise * The Seattle Star Katttcd aa ftaeaa* CUM Malt.f May ». »»11. at lb* foal off !••• *1 •Mill*. Wuk. und.r lb* Act »t Confnu March I. lilt. Far T«ar. br Mall. II la II SLAV 35 IN WAR IT COAL BINES! Bodies Seen Hanging From Tree*; Others Show Signs of Severe Beating Before Being Shot M \KION. 111., Jin 2t—11:13 p. HI .) Thirl) li\ <■ are dead in the mln» warfare in Ihe pit* be tween Marlon anil llerrln, ar eordtng to word reaehlng th* of fire of < olon. I llimlfr, nf llw Nil ion.il t.uard hrrf, at thi« hour. (iJiinfl Hunter"* ald« an liMnrr4 lhal tlw»e refmrt* wiw brought In by f)fwltw««Hi to Ihi- killing* who hnd niunlrd lb* bodlfw. Colonel Hunter ol ill al th» «rn» of the battle, a untying condition*. Word tia< *«nt Dark to Marlon by Colonel Hunter thai he found the mine of the Southern lllhioi* Cml i •■nip.tnt. w here strike breaker* hnd been emplo)ed, a total wreck. litiilditig* were burned, track* lorn up and crane* dynamited. Many hodie* were hanging from tree* and other* ahnwed evident-.- of M »ere beating* be fore being fire<l upon, lhm« re port* *ald. Martial law *eemed imminent. • • • MA WON, HI.. June 22.—Ma**acre I of 14 min*» atrikebreakers by A mob I of fitrik«* NyrnpathiXT* wan report ed by ey# witnfftaea arrivtnf In Marion at noon. The eye witnea*#>* cltimfid to htvt *e*»n th« * hoot log in a wood* near the mine*. The ntrikebreaker* wfrp taken priaoner an they were leaving the mine when it cloaed down early to-1 day. They were *urrounded by a mob of 1.600 Ntrikft *ympathlaer H and a march to Herrin atarted. I>uring the march, firing broke 1 out in the rank* of the rioter*, ac-; cording to report* glv#*n th* nation | al guard officer* went to the iron®: yeaterday at the outbreak of the; rioting. When the firing had ceaaad, thewe ' report a aaid, 14 bodicn of the Htrike breaker* wera counted. Two wer»> killed in the rioting yea terday, bringing the total dead to 16. ! Immediately after the report* were ! brought to him. Col. Ham D. Hunter left for th# acene of the rioting to i make a thoro aurvey of conditions. I Three companie* of Mat* militia • were ordered held In readineaai to mova immediately into the Hot aone. They can reach the of th* out I break wiUiin tux houra, 1 SEATTLE. WASH., TH Another rrport. unverified yet, hnd It that six other worker* were slain ; In another woods near Iferrln. Ambulances and undertakers from 1 M irion were dispatch©*! to the scene early this afternoon. Mine strikers * and sympathisers from surrounding j mining towns gathered In Marlon by j the hundreds early today. After a meeting In the court house ! square the crowds of rioters marched j toward the pit. They stormed a stockade which j hsd been erected sround the mine, wrecked the workings, blew up build- J Ings with dvnnmlte which they ob tained In raids on hardware rtores at Herrin and Markm. All sheriff's | deputies, police srul guard officers In ; this section were dispatched to the! scene but were unable to cope with j the mob. C. K. McDowell, superintendent j of the Southern Illinois Coal com- • puny, WHS reported beaten to death. Many of the captured strlkebrenk-1 ers were wounded while others i •scaped In the underbrush. Moat of the bodies were tsken to Herrin. I Immediately after the killings the) mob dispersed. Five hundred atltos were reported . returning to mining com- j munltles In this section. The entire mine was reported: wrecked If) the attack today. Huge steam shovels were blown' to pieces In powerful explosions, j heard for m/tny miles. Spur trncks ! were ripped out and buildings blown i up, Mayor Will Probe Legate Case to End That the legate ca*e will not bo J dropped by th#» present city admin In-1 tuition until the tnyatery of the He- I nit I© patrolman'* death IN wolved wan | the promt MO made Thursday by May- | or K. J. Brown. "HcgardlMW of the action of tho 1 grand Jury, we will rontlnue our 1 probe Into the death of Legate." the mayor an Id. "W# are going to the , bottom of thl* crime." InMpcctor hans damm Lieut, J. i J. Haag, Rorift. Homtr unland eliz abeth harrie of the women'a protocj tlve bureau, and Nellie Hartford • wara wltnenaca befora the grand Jury Ttiuradfty. I KSDAY, JUNE 22, 1922. Sir Henry Wilson Is Victim of Assassins LONDON, June 22. —Two soldiers of the Irish republican army today shot to death Field Marshal Sir Henry Wilson in front of his residence at Eaton square here. The assassins were captured after they had put up a running fight and shot three policemen and a civilian. One attempted suicide fol lowing arrest The murder of Wilson, a member of parliament from Ul ster, was believed to be a part of a widespread plot to assassinate oppo nents of the Irish republican party. Guards were redoubled in Whitehall and at Lloyd George's residence in Downing st An attack was made upon the residence of Sir James Craig, Ulster premier, last Tues day, but it was frustrated. After shooting Sir Henry, the two assassins ran thru the streets pursued by police who constantly guard Eaton Square, where many of the most prominent men in England have their London homes. Shot* were fired after them down the narrow streets thru which they fled, past houses of titled personages and cabinet ministers who were within earshot when Wilson was killed. The murderers turned and fired at their pursuers, keeping up a running gun fight for three-quarters of a mile. A policeman giving chase was dropped by a bullet from an assassin's pistol. A civilian, unable to escape the hail of fire, was wounded. Lord Carson, Ulster's champion, has a town house within a few rods of the scene of the murder. It is con stantly guarded by special policemen. An eye-witness to the tragedy told the United Press the following story of the shooting: "I was in the neighborhood of Eaton square and heard shots ring out. I looked in time to see two armed men pumping bullets from their revolvers into the body of Sir Henry. When I reached him, his head, legs and chest were literally riddled with bullets." AMERICAN OFFICIAL AIDS IN CAPTURING ASSASSINS An official of the American relief administration assisted in the capture of the murderers. Describing the attack to the United Press, this official said: "Sir Henry was alighting from an automobile in front of his home in Eaton square. The assassins were on the side walk waiting for him. They seized him and shot him dead. "The murderers then walked into the center of the street and began to make their get-away. They waved revolvers and a policeman who attempted to halt them was shot thru the stomach. "The assassins proceeded about four or five blocks, shoot ing at intervals. They wounded a civilian in their flight. "An unarmed policeman ahead of the murderers awaited their approach at a street corner. As they came to the comer he lenped out and struck one of them on the head with his night stick, felling the man. Three or four of us grabbed the other and pulled him down. "The coolness of the assassins was remarkable. Both talked with a decided brogue. One said: " 'You wouldn't have got us if you'd given us a few min utes more.' "Both were about 26 or 27 years old. One was heavy set, the other small." Police took the murderers to the Gerald road police sta tion. where the larger of the two began to put up a fight. He hammered the police with his fists and was badly beaten before he could be subdued. Another witness to the shooting said Wilson was alight ing from a taxicab l>efore his home and the assassins fired from behind a carriage drawn up at the curb. Wilson leaped up the steps leading to his home and tried to open the front door. VOLLEY FIRED AND MARSHAL COLLAPSES DEAD ON STEPS A volley was fimi, one shot striking the field marshal in the head. He reeled, fell down the stairs and collapsed dead in a pool of blood. Scotland Yard announced the names of Wilson's assail ants as James Obrien and James Connolly. One of the as- sassins declared they were soldiers. Hoth gave their ages as 24. They refused to designate their regiment. One of the murderers carried a letter revealing the fact that ho was a member of the Irish republican army. HOME EDITION When arrested one of Wilson's assassins attempted to commit suicide, shooting himself with his revolver. He was seriously wounded and taken to the hospital. One of the police wounded in the running: gun fight fol lowing the shooting died later in the hospital. Police combed the Eaton square distinct this evening in the hope of finding four men believed to have been accom plices of O'Brien and Connolly. The house of commons, of which Sir Henry was a mem ber, representing North Down, Ireland, adjourned this after noon in honor of the field marshal. Scotland Yard announced this afternoon that three police men were shot by the murderers during their flight. Reprisals against Catholics in Belfast as a result of the murder of Sir Henry are feared. Field Marshal Sir Henry Wilson was great Britain's repre sentative on the allied supreme council which dictated allied military policy during the latter part of the war. He was chief of the British army. Owing to recent political developments, Wilson was leader of the Ulsterite cause in England. He was also head of the Ulster defense under Sir James Craig. In the latter capacity he was responsible for sending troops to Ireland during the recent trouble. SIR HENRY WAS EXPONENT OF "MAILED FIST" IN IRELAND Sir Wilson was an exponent of the "mailed fist" polic) towards Ireland and was a strong supporter of Ulster. He incurred the enmity of Southern Irish extremists after the withdrawal of Sir Gen. Neville Macßeady, who was not un popular, despite his position. Wilson, however, was bitterly hated by republicans. Sir Henry was 58 years old. He entered the service in 1884 and won many decorations in his rise to field marshal. He was created a baronet in 1919. In 1914, when the war broke out, Wilson was assistant chief of the general staff under Lord French. He served as liason officer with the French and later represented Great Britain at Versailles when the supreme military council was established in 1917. He was chief of the imperial general staff and a member of Lloyd George's war cabinet from 1918 until last year. The Earl of Cavan is now staff. Banker Faces Jail for Taking Funds I rOCATKLI X 3, Idaho, June 22. Stephen 1». Heeoe today faced three years' Imprisonment at McNeill's Island federal penitentiary and a fine of |r.,000 a« a result or his convic tion last night by a Jury here 011 a I charge of misappropriating funds of Ithe Bannock National luink of Pocft i tello. lieece Is former president of the luink. I>e(Vnsr attorneys filed a motion for a new trial after the verdict, whloh Including the recommends Hons for hiii bt-ulence. hud beeu re turn*" IN SEA' TWO CENTS chief of the imperial general ROMANCE SLAIN BY CO-EDS, IS VERDICT Coeducutlon was found guilty of the murder of 1 Joint*nop at the t'nlverrity of Washington alumni court held Wednesday noon In the L. C. Smith Building restaurant. Sentence wan suspended. Louis Srhwellenbach was the attorney for the State of Matrimony, who chunked Co*'ducatlon. In the per son of ritith Curr, with the crime. Kd Franklin presided as Judge, and decided with no hesitation that the defendant was guilty. AH University of Washington alumni were nerved with subpoenas to »t. lend and lie witnesses at the trial.