Cursed is this man and void
of law and right . . .
Unfit for public rule or private care . . .
My heart detests him as the gates of Hell , . .
ILIAD BK. IX
Amid Homeric moil and treachery the city of Shanghai changed hands, last week, falling to China's best detested War Lord, Chang Tsung-chang, called "Chang of Shantung."*
When Chang, a six-foot bandit chieftain, visited Peking, last winter, cultivated Chinese were shocked to see in his train as concubines some eighty young women seized by his soldiers from the richest...