Citing 'sources in Beijing', the Taiwanese newspaper United Daily News (聯合報) of 24 May 1989 reported that this poster/flyer was thrown from helicopters flying over Tian'anmen Square and Chang'an Avenue, then filled with thousands of protesters, on the 22nd. Its publisher is left unmentioned.
It is everyone's duty to stop the turmoil!
Unite and restore normal order in the capital!
Safeguard stability and unity, ensure the smooth progress of reform and construction!
Don't let the tragedy of "ten years of chaos" recur!
("Ten years of chaos" is a euphemism for the Cultural Revolution)
Resolutely support comrade Li Peng's important speech!
Resolutely support comrade Yang Shangkun's important speech!
Resolutely support the State Council's order to impose martial law in Beijing!
Resolutely implement all orders of the People's Government of Beijing Municipality!
The army has come to the capital to maintain law and order, and to protect the people, not to deal with students and the masses.
Comrades, raise vigilance, don't be provoked, please assist and support the army!
Resolutely support the Public Security police and the People's Armed Police to strengthen public order in society!
Members of the Communist Party and members of the Communist Youth League must respond to the call of the Party Central Committee to stand in the forefront to stop the turmoil!
Comrade workers, you must develop the spirit of being masters of the nation, stick to your posts, and make great efforts for production!
Students must resume classes as soon as possible, and uphold the normal teaching order!
All citizens of the capital, everybody must take the overall situation into consideration and safeguard stability!
Resolutely crack down on every kind of illegal criminal activity!
Uphold the Four Basic Principles, uphold the general policies of reform and opening up!
Resolutely safeguard the authority of the Party Central Committee and the State Council!
Unwaveringly remain in line with the Party Central Committee!
Continiuously push forward and strive for the cause of socialist modernization!