CHINA: Ousted

An event, every bit as amusing as it was surprising, was the eviction from the Forbidden City of P'u-yi, * Son of Heaven, Emperor of China. Acting upon the orders of General Feng, "Chinese Christian Soldier," soldiers took possession of the Forbidden City, forced the 18-year-old Emperor to sign a new version of the abdication agreement of 1912, wherein he was promised a life income of $4,000,000 a year, retention of his vast Imperial estates and his titles.

According to the new agreement, the Emperor's title and privileges are abolished ; a...

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