893.00/3418: Telegram

The Minister in China (Crane) to the Secretary of State

183 bis [199?]. Referring to my cable of July 25th, 1 a.m. Following resignations have been accepted, Ministers of Finance, Justice and Communications. Vice Ministers acting. Also resignation of General Tuan Chih Kuei, Anfu member, commander in chief troops metropolitan district; General Wang, commandant of gendarmerie, to act concurrently. Chihli troops proceeding north on Peking-Kalgan Railway in pursuit of remnant of Tuan’s troops.