CHINA: Terror in Shanghai

First it was Manchuria, then Tsingtao, and last week Shanghai. It seemed as though Japan was deliberately asking for trouble. The raid oh Tsingtao fortnight ago was apparently a feeler to see how a world busy with its own problems would react to the invasion of Chinese territory. Results were apparently satisfactory. Last week Japan repeated exactly the same formula.

It had to start with a riot. The excuse was a series of anti-Japanese editorials in the Chinese Republican Daily News, and the tousling of...

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