CHINA: Toward Righteousness!

Kublai, the mighty Khan who in the 13th Century ruled from the Yellow Sea to Poland, used to decree the pitching of his gorgeous Mongol tent every summer on the wide grasslands of Xanadu or Shangtu a few hundred miles north of Peking, which he enlarged and made his Capital. Last week this same region of "Xanadu" was news again. Its trading post Dolonnor ("Seven Lakes") had been captured by the "Christian War Lord" Feng Yu-hsiang (TIME, July 24). Last week the great voice of War Lord Feng rumbled out of his barrel...

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