CHINA: Double Ten

At 10 o'clock the little people of Chung king lit festooned firecrackers and cheered.

It was 10/10 (Oct. 10), the Revolution was 32 years old, and in Government House Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek was taking the oath as President of the Republic of China. The people surged through the mud and drizzle to stare at the ban ners, the red posters, the lanterns, the brightly colored electric lights. In the gorge below the bleak, steeply terraced city, a gunboat barked 21 times.

Inside the flag-hung hall 400 high offi cials and one woman, Mme....

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