CHINA: Commissioner'' Feng

"Commissioner" Feng

Easier in mind than he had been for months was President Chiang Kai-shek last week. Painlessly, tactfully, he removed the discordant figure of Marshal Feng Yu-hsiang, the "Christian General," from the harmony of Chinese politics.

A month ago, Marshal Feng, war lord of Peiping (Peking) and the Northwestern Provinces, was on the verge of war with the Nationalist Government. Four hundred thousand troops were mobilized on either side. Haughty Marshal Feng sent scurrilous letters to President Chiang, and rallied his allies (TIME, June 3). Last week, before actual hostilities...

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