Foreign News: Te & Confucius

Determined to consolidate each bit of North China as they nibble it off, the efficient Japanese last week set up the "South Chahar Autonomous Government," with headquarters at Kalgan. This town, capital of Chahar Province, had been annexed by Japan eleven days before (TIME, Sept. 6), is on the Peiping-Suiyuan rail-road that sweeps through Nankow Pass, northern key to the fat, fertile plains that loop round the Shantung Peninsula. With Kalgan and the Nankow Pass already in their hands, the Japanese had only to capture the stretch of railroad from Kalgan to Suiyuan...

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