Foreign News: Quaker Devildog

To China sailed last week from San Diego, Calif., a Quaker who has helped to put down 22 revolutions in his day, and later fought to make of Philadelphia a "dry" metropolis. This respected paladin from Pennsylvania is of course Brigadier General Smedley Darlington Butler, U. S. M. C. Last week the War Department ordered General Butler to hasten to Shanghai and there take command of the 3,000 U. S. marines who may soon be fighting a modern Boxer Campaign.*

General Butler was a lieutenant of marines during the Boxer Rebellion (1899-1902). At that...

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