JAPAN: Canal's Kahn

The South Manchuria Railway is Japan's Panama Canal. She holds it by treaty & might. It is a vital artery of Japan's trade, tapping the rich Chinese territory of Manchuria in which so many thousands of Japanese farmers have settled. Japan ought to have done years ago what she did last week—namely, appointed a President of the South Manchuria Railway who is above party strife.

Previous presidents have been appointed by their party when it won control of the Government, have lost their jobs when the Opposition party managed to seize power....

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