RUSSIA-CHINA: Growling & Hissing

Like a luscious, dangling fruit is Manchuria, granary of the Orient, the only part of China not impoverished by war and famine, a prosperous land that absorbs annually $36,000,000 worth of U. S. goods. Last week the growling and hissing of Russian Bear and Chinese Dragon over the Manchurian prize grew increasingly furious until the two Great Powers clawed warily at each other, drew a few spurts of soldier blood. Such was the smoke screen of lies set up by both antagonists that alert observers could set down only a few vital, verifiable developments:

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