CHINA: Pear Core & Principles

While the greatest of modern Chinese thinkers and philosophers, Dr. Hu Shih, Dean of the School of Literature at the National Peking University, was being feted last week at Manhattan's Waldorf-Astoria by the China Society of America and was toasting China's increased political unity, in Shanghai some courageous Chinese cabaret reveler was throwing a pear core at a marching Japanese bluejacket and thus offending the dignity of the Imperial Japanese Navy. This culminated a series of "incidents" during the past two months. When mysterious individuals in Chinese costume, possibly disguised Japanese agents...

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