CHINA: Political Chaos

Relative to any solution of the Chinese enigma (TIME, Sept. 17, Sept. 24), the political situation is unchanged. The Peking Parliament is a myth; the Cabinet only just functions; the Tuchuns (War Lords) quarrel among themselves as to which shall be the next President; all is utter confusion and the election of a new President in succession to Li Yuan-Hung seems as far off as ever.

The Chinese Government submitted to the Diplomatic Corps in Peking a plan for the policing by Chinese of the principal railways. It is expected that the Diplomatic...

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