Foreign News: Rebuff

The recently concluded treaty of recognition between China and Russia (TIME, June 9, 16) among other things affirmed the sovereignty of China over Outer Mongolia and stipulated for the exclusive control by Russia and China of the Chinese Eastern Railway.

Last month, when the Sino-Russian pow-wow was on in Peking, Dr. Jacob G. Schurman, U. S. Minister to China, wrote to American-educated Dr. V. K Wellington Koo, Chinese Foreign Minister, and requested the Chinese Government to see that the foreign interests in the Railway were protected.*

During the past week Foreign Minister Koo sent...

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