Foreign News: Canton's Week

¶ Japan recognized the new revolutionary "Chinese Government'' at Canton last week as a government de facto.

¶ Great Britain held up at Hongkong $1,000,000 worth of munitions consigned to Canton.

¶ Relations between the three-week-old Canton Government and three-year-old Nanking Government (the one recognized as the de jure Government of China by all Great Powers) settled down last week to a threat of war plus an agreement to divide customs revenues.

While protesting the iniquity of Canton, Nanking agreed nevertheless to let the Southerners collect customs revenues in their area without hindrance.


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