The Chargé in China ( Ruddock ) to the Secretary of State
[Received June 22—10:14 a.m.]
227. Following from Canton:
“June 21, 5 p.m. Hostilities have commenced between Kwangtung and Kwangsi. It is reported that Wuchow is being attacked Kwangtung troops. Ch’en Ch’iung-ming, commander-in-chief of the Kwangtung forces, is at the front”.