Not in snow-flecked Peking, not in
tropical Canton, and not in any of the thousands of square miles that
lie between did Chinese cry to one another, last week, Rung Hor Sun
Hay! ("Happy New Year!"). Reasons: in the second place, very few
Chinese had legitimate cause for happiness; and, in the first place,
their "new year" does not come until February—when it is
observed with fireworks. Thus the thoughts of the docile, unoffensive
people of China were not lightened by holiday fripperies, last week,...