CHINA: Indemnity

The Chinese Government handed over to Dutch Minister W. J. Ondenick, dean of the Diplomatic Corps at Peking, $300,000 in Chinese currency, representing payment for damages sustained in the bandit outrage of 1923 (see under). There are still supplementary damages to be met, but the amount of these is disputed.

Almost two years have passed (TiME, May 12, 1923, et seq.) since a horde of Chinese bandits rushed down the steep, cloudswept sides of the mountain Pao-tzu-ku, derailed the Peking-Shanghai express near Lincheng, carried off...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!