CHINA: Family Cabinet

The great Marshal Chiang Kai-shek journeyed from Shanghai to Nanking, last week, and there fulfilled his announced intention of assuming supreme civil and military command of the "Nationalist Government" (TIME, Jan. 2). Soon he reorganized the Cabinet, appointing as Minister of Finance his wife's brother, T. V. Soong, and as Minister of Reconstruction his step-nephew by marriage, Sun Fo (son of the late, "sainted" Dr. Sun Yat-sen). Excitement brewed and seethed as Marshal Chiang ordered into immediate session some scores of delegates who have remained impatiently assembled in Nanking eager to...

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