WAR IN CHINA: Cholera, Cables, Pianos

Into Shanghai's foreign settlements from the war-torn countryside nearly a million and a half panic-stricken Chinese refugees had surged by last week, some with cholera, some with expected smallpox and all with ravenous stomachs. "They constitute a menace to the safety of Shanghai on a par with the menace of the war itself. . . . God alone knows what will happen!" groaned International Settlement Municipal Councilman W. H. Plant. "The public little realizes the dangers Shanghai is facing. . . . These 1,500,000 people are evidently going to remain indefinitely. Food...

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