CHINA-JAPAN: Preparations for Force

"Preparations for Force"

Japan last week sparred cautiously for a new body-hold on China. The Japanese high command were with their Emperor Hirohito watching autumn maneuvers at Kyushu. The Chinese high command were, with the greatest unanimity ever seen in China, at the Kuomintang Party Conference in Nanking. The Nanking Government plumed themselves on their brilliance in having called in all silver coin and bullion (TIME, Nov. 11), thus forcing the Japanese-dominated banks of North China to declare for either Japan or China. Last week Japanese Army men warned the North...

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