CHINA: No Harm Asking!

Guns and bullets—that was what President Chiang Kai-shek asked of President Herbert Hoover, last week, and he asked British Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin, too, for good measure. Since Chinese newspapers have told that "the Quaker in the White House" recently allowed 10,000 rifles and 10 million rounds of ammunition to be sold to Mexico (TIME, March 18), the request of President Chiang was perhaps not illogical. He, like President Emilio Portes Gil of Mexico, is engaged in putting down a revolution, and why should not Washington and London help? In so...

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