CHINA: Basest War Lord

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 , . .


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...

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