The Consul General at Tientsin (Fuller) to the Secretary of State
[Received July 17—9:56 a.m.]
Referring to my telegram of July 16, 7 p.m. Both of the opposing parties express willingness to permit passenger trains. Train leaves here for Peking this evening. Telegraphic communication is reopened via Mukden. … Chihli troops repulsed yesterday at Yangtsun have been heavily reenforced today. Order is being maintained in Tientsin.