893.00/4020: Telegram

The Chargé in China (Ruddock) to the Secretary of State

310. My 291, August 19th, 1 p.m.3 Wu Pei-fu successes continue, Yochow captured, Changsha threatened. Wu reported planning national convention independent of Peking, Canton. Usually reliable source claims Wu financed by Tsao Kun4 not Peking government.

  1. Not printed.
  2. Inspector General of Chihli, Shantung, and Honan.