CHINA-JAPAN: Truce v. Salvation

On clattering wooden geta the little old men who act as newsboys in Tokyo ran through the streets last week shouting an extra. It was the first direct word that either Japan or China had had of an event that seeped to the rest of the world several days earlier: truce and cessation of Chinese-Japanese hostilities in North China.

Officers of the Nationalist Government and Japanese met secretly at Hwaiju. 30 mi. north of Peiping. and agreed verbally to the following terms:

1) Chinese forces would remain south, Japanese north of an imaginary...

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