CHINA: Victories

Chang Avenged. Last week the mills of Chinese poetic justice ground a traitor and his wife exceeding small. The traitor was General Kuo Sung-lien, once the most trusted henchman of the great Manchurian Super-Tuchun Chang Tso-lin. Less than a month ago (TIME, Dec. 7) he mutinously turned against Chang and forced him to flee to Mukden, his capital, there to make a last stand.

Suddenly last week the tables turned with lightning celerity. One morning Kuo was reported on the point of utterly routing the forces of Chang near Hsin-min-fu. A few...

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