CHINA: C. E. R. Seized

With a suddenness that jolted the world from its hopes for peace in war-torn China, pygmy President Chiang-Kai-shek, who conquered all China in three years, seized Manchuria's 250-million-dollar Chinese Eastern Railway, 1,179 miles long, which belies its name by belonging to Soviet Russia. Seized and packed post haste from Harbin, headquarters of the C. E. R., were 174 Soviet railway officials and! employes. They scuttled north, minus their belongings, into Siberia. General Manager A. I. Emshanov who had refused the peremptory request of Lu-Yung-hwang,...

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