CHINA: Two Tall Tigers

The rambles of M. Pierre Benoit, famed French novelist-globe trotter, took him recently to Mukden, war base and capitol of the great Super-Tuchun of Manchuria, Marshal Chang Tso-lin (TIME, July 12 et ante). From M. Benoit there arrived by mail last week an account, intriguing, vivid, exotic of his reception at the court of Chang:

"The interpreter of Marshal Chang Tso-lin came in and handed me ceremoniously a huge red envelope. The marshal invited me 'to come and sit this evening on his mats.' In other words, I was invited for dinner....

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