Foreign News: New Order in Shanghai

Last week a storm broke upon Shanghai newsmen in a downpour of unexpected violence. First warning came like a clap of thunder in the form of an executive decree, issued by Wang Ching-wei's Japanese-puppet Government at Nanking, ordering the arrest and deportation from China of six U. S. newsmen, one Briton for "endeavoring to undermine the Chinese [i.e., Wang] Government ... by distributing rumors and improper statements endangering the Republic. ..."

The seven: !— Norwood Francis Allman, chief editor of Shun Pao, China's largest independent daily. A native of Virginia, lawyer and poloist,...

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