The past week's news from China revealed an ugly situation at Shanghai, large foreign settlement midway between Peking in the north and Canton in the south; at Canton, capital of the southerly Province of Kwangtung; at Peking, national capital.

Shanghai. Chinese workers in a Japanese cotton mill at Shanghai went on strike, as had their countrymen in Japanese employ at Tsingtao (TIME, June 8). Court proceedings against the ringleaders were taken, convictions obtained.

Students rose in a body, filled with anger, incited the workers to violence against "the foreign devils," pointed out...

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