CHINA: Next: Hopei

Two autonomous puppet states carved from Chinese territory and under the tutelage of Japan are Manchukuo, and the more recent "Mongokuo" in outer Chahar Province (TIME, March 29). Eastern Hopei Province, almost adjoining Peiping, is equally but less formally under Japanese control, has as its executive a toothy Chinese puppet named Yin Ju-keng (TIME, May 11 et ante). Puppet Yin avoids interviewers, has a hearty dislike of being photographed with his chunky Japanese military advisers, but last week a snowstorm kept him overnight in the port of Tientsin and Correspondent A....

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