Foreign News: Diligence!

Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek, with Madame Chiang, flew up to Peiping—his first visit in a decade to China's beautiful old northern capital. The impact of his coming was galvanic.

Through winter wind and dust, in a black Buick limousine, the Generalissimo toured the old streets with their yellow-roofed palaces. In the Hall of Cherishing Benevolence he gave a tea and a 90-minute lecture to 350 functionaries.

The Generalissimo spoke quietly at first. Rumors had come to his ears, he said, of corruption. Here in Peiping was more rubbish and dirt than he had ever seen...

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