The guard, who was overseen by some warrant officer, saw the mandate from a military-revolutionary committee and promised to help us. We went into the main room of the telegraph, went up to chairman King and announced we were occupying the telegraph. King told us that he would throw us out the door. At that point com. Lyubovich called two Kexholm men and positioned them around the switchboard. Cries and chaos broke out among the women working for the telegraph.