CHINA: Double Ten

Chinese celebrated throughout the World last week the "Double Ten Festival," "the tenth day of the tenth month," the day on which a bomb exploded in Hankow fifteen years ago.*

The explosion was the signal for revolutionaries who toppled the Manchu dynasty in ruins, and built unsteadily out of the debris the north-central republic under Yuan Shih-kai and the rival southern republic under Sun Yatsen. Both these "presidents" died,—the former at the height of power, allegedly by poison; the latter a weary exile in cold Peking. China became the spoil of numerous Tuchuns or...

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