JAPAN-CHINA: Provocatively Dangerous

Provocatively Dangerous

Despite wars and rumors of wars in China, despite pestilence, flood and famine, the great sprawling city of Peiping has been comparatively prosperous and peaceable the past four years. That it remained peaceable last week was not the fault of the Japanese Legation guard. Acting under somebody's orders, they paraded not only through the legation quarter but up & down the native city with fixed bayonets on their long rifles, tin hats on their little round heads, and machine guns in evidence. Oddest...

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