CHINA: Profound Changes

Even the alert Occidental, who knows that Turks no longer keep harems or wear fezzes, can often be caught believing that China is still chaos, a national famine pullulating with bandits and "War Lords."

Last week to Philadelphia, where Japanese Ambassador Hiroshi Saito stuck out his tongue at naval ratios fortnight ago (TIME, Dec. 3), went Chinese Minister Sao-Ke Alfred Sze. Admirers called him "Alfred" at Cornell where, as an undergraduate, he edited the Cornellian. Last week in his quiet, careful way Minister Sze spoke on Reconstruction...

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