CHINA: Both Ends Against the Middle

The Chinese civil wars, perennially a muddling since the fall of the Empire (1912), were fought with more than usual fury during the past fortnight.

In the north, the Pekingese forces of Super-Tuchuns Chang Tsolin and Wu Pei-fu pushed back the armies of Super-Tuchun Feng Yuhsiang through Nankow Pass to new and probably impregnable lines in southern Mongolia. Thus Peking was relieved temporarily of all fear of reconquest by Feng. The city, now definitely in the hands of Chang and Wu continued to suffer sporadic pillage and somewhat indiscriminate rapine from their...

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