World: What Hong Kong Needed

The chiropractor never resorts to drugs or surgery; he merely tries to relieve the impinged nerve and leaves the rest to nature.—Encyclopaedia Britannica.

Last week the only U.S. citizen known to have escaped from fallen Hong Kong told how a hell-for-leather, 6 ft.-2 in. San Francisco chiropractor played hob with Japanese nerves in a last-ditch fight to postpone the Crown Colony's collapse, leaving little or nothing to nature.

F. W. Kendall, a refugee-wise consulting mining engineer from Pasadena, turned up in Chungking with a story of how Hong Kong's 1,500 American residents boldly tried to stem the Japanese onrush. His best story...

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