Foreign News: Five Bars Hoisted

Chefoo—where the hair nets come from —was the scene of lively doings last week. Away from this flourishing city in the Yellow Sea vamoosed its rightful defender, General Liu Chen-nien; and victoriously in marched dread Marshal Chang Tsung-chang (TIME, March 7, 1927). Within an hour Chefoo's terrified Chinese Chamber of Commerce had presented the marshal with $100,000 spot cash gold, in return for his promise not to issue his favorite order, "Loot!"

A waste of breath would be to rehearse the villainy of Chang, his cupidity, his habit of snatching concubines out of perfectly...

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