893.102 Kulangsu/132: Telegram

The Consul at Amoy ( MacVitty ) to the Secretary of State

16. Yesterday morning Ang Hip Hoon of Amoy Peace Maintenance Committee killed in International Settlement, Kulangsu. Last night Japanese landed 150 troops in Settlement, placed guards at all jetties blockading the Settlement. Japanese making numerous arrests in Settlement. This is the first incident occurring in the Settlement and only occurred after Japanese had succeeded in forcing Municipal Council to employ Japanese police.

Transmitted to Embassy at Peiping, Chungking.

MacVitty