CHINA: Feng Steps Out

With the city of Canton temporarily safe from capture by the rebel armies of Kwangsi (TIME, May 27), the Nationalist Government turned last week to face the most serious test of its three years of life.

For more than a year a most doubtful ally of the Nationalist Government has been the so-called "Christian General," Marshal Feng Yu-hsiang, holder of Peiping, Lord of the Chinese central government, owner of an enormous well-equipped private army.

Early reports that Canton had been captured by the southern rebels appar-ently convinced...

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