CHINA: Immediate, Fundamental Change. . . .

Nothing so pleases a man who likes to beat his wife as a loud brawl among the neighbors, and last week Japan's yellow men were elated as whites & blacks made front page war (see p. 19). Haggard old China has been due for another beating all summer, and spry Japan, while prepared to lay on the whangee anyhow, is well content that it should make only back-page news. Almost unnoticed last week, seven Japanese river gunboats steamed up the swirling, muddy Yangtze to put huge Hankow, the "Chicago of China," at the...

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