CHINA: Ugly Customer

Shooting the Emperor of China's cousin is not the dangerous feat that once it was. For one thing the "rightful" Boy Emperor, P'u-yi (alias Henry), is a deposed nobody who dwells under Japanese protection, has deplorably weak eyes, and looks for guidance to his fatherly British friend and former tutor. Dr. Reginald Fleming (TIME, May 1, 1924).

The shooting occurred last week at Beppu, a summer resort on the Japanese island of Kiushiu. There Prince Hsien Kai, handsome 21-year-old cousin of poor P'u-yi. was strolling in the garden of...

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