MANCHUKUO: Opium to the Rescue

The dirty job of bargaining with Chinese bandits for the lives of British Mrs. Kenneth Pawley and Mr. Charles Corkran, who calls her "Tinko," fell last week to Captain Kawahito of the Japanese Gendarmery.

Taking along a load of opium, a load of Japanese yen and a load of warm winter clothing, Captain Kawahito set off in command of a platoon, floundered through awful mud to the bandits' lair—all because His Britannic Majesty's Government refuses to be trifled with.

The trouble was, Captain Kawrahito found out when he reached the bandit camp, that Mrs....

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