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RIOTS IN CHINA

A BRITISH CONSULATE "_. BURNED.

(PBB PRESS ASSOCIATION;) - Hono Kono, February 6. News has been received from Shanghai that a riot occurred yesterday at Tcbsing Kiang, a town on the Yang-tse-Kiang Canal. The rioters attacked the office of Mr E. L. Oxenham, the British Consul, which was burned. The fire spread to the adjoining buildings, and seven houses of foreigners were also destroyed. H.M.S. Merlin, Lieutenant commanding Wm. Ml. Maturin, of the China Squadron, has been ordered to proceed at once to the scene for the purpose of protecting the property of British residents.

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RIOTS IN CHINA, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2058, 8 February 1889

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RIOTS IN CHINA Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2058, 8 February 1889

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