Foreign News: On the Tires

Newsstories that he had died of typhoid fever made Marshal Chang Hsueh-Liang, Vice-Commander of the Nanking Government's Army & Navy, sit up and take notice in the Rockefeller Hospital at Peiping last week. Among other things typhoid-convalescent Chang noticed that the first motor truck ever built in China had snorted out of his great arsenal in Mukden.

Engine, gears and other complicated parts of Chang's truck were imported from the U. S.; but his arsenal made the steel wheels, frame, radiator and other simple parts. Said a spokesman for China's first truck:

"This is...

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