CHINA: Death from the U. S.

Tipped off by the local U. S. Consul, who had been tipped off by China's Nanking Government, 144 U. S. residents of Foochow, capital of rebel Fukien Province, last week scuttled out to a cheerless island in Foochow's River Min. At Amoy 125 mi. to the south the U. S. colony scuttled to another island.

Presently out of the northern sky scudded fleets of Nanking battle planes, nearly all of U. S. make. They bombed and thoroughly machine-gunned Foochow and Changchow 32 mi. east of Amoy. Thrice they returned to deal more death. In...

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