893.00/8–1448: Telegram

The Consul General at Mukden (Ward) to the Secretary of State

340. Chairman student body Mukden Medical College arrested yesterday, charged with leadership Tuesday protest meeting at garrison headquarters (mytel 428 to Embassy yesterday49). Declared guilty by garrison commander at closed administrative trial; sentenced indefinite imprisonment, “probably several months”.

Unusual display police strength on streets. No visible student unrest.

Sent Nanking 429; repeated Department 340.

  1. Same as telegram No. 339, p. 415.