It seemed last week as if British Ambassador to China Sir Hughe Montgomery Knatchbull-Hugessen, a wispy-looking sahib whose friends call him "Snatch," would have completely recovered from the machine-gunning he received last month before the British Government could manage to pry a reply as to this outrage from the Japanese Government.

"Snatch" last week was sitting up in bed at Shanghai, surrounded by flowers, cablegrams and congratulatory letters. His doctors permitted him to walk about his room and receive visitors. A warship waited to take Sir Hughe to a swank resort in...

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