Foreign News: Shore Excursion

Forty European and U. S. travelers on a world cruise stepped off the S. S. Reliance at Tientsin last week, entrained for Peiping to visit its famed Temple of Heaven. As they drove up to its mellow walls they saw thousands of Chinese crowded before the Temple gabbling excitedly. Soon a knot of Chinese soldiers appeared, piled up packages of drugs worth hundreds of thousands of dollars, set them blazing while the Chinese crowd laughed and cheered and hawkers did roaring business with peanuts and watermelon seeds.

Up rolled three military trucks from which...

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