CHINA: Champion Mint

Money remained last week the chief weapon in China's civil war (TIME, May 19). President Chiang Kai-shek announced that one of his major foes, famed Christian Marshal Feng Yu-hsiang, had offered to sell out and change sides for $3,000,000 Chinese silver dollars or $810,000 U. S. gold dollars. This may or may not have been true but it was significant. It lent special and peculiar point to the opening at Shanghai last week of "the greatest mint in the world."

Ten years the Chinese mint has been abuilding. Except for the Chinese...

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