CHINA: Triumphal Return

A frank, alert and quizzical air is characteristic of the young U. S. Minister to China, John Van Antwerp MacMurray. Last week he entered Peking amid circumstances sufficiently triumphal to have made a lesser diplomat turn smug. During the past month he has been "down South" in Shanghai, negotiating with the Nanking Nationalist Government a settlement of the claims of U. S. citizens arising out of the "Nanking Outrage" of last year (TIME, April 4), when much U. S. property was looted by Chinese and one U. S. citizen killed. That Minister...

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