Foreign News: Wu into Bonze

The Chinese press of Peking told excitedly in dainty, complex characters, last week, strange news of the great but fallen Scholar War Lord, Wu Pei-fu.

Chinese readers scanned the ideographs and saw in their minds eye a far, high monastery in remote Tibet. They read of how Wu Pei-fu had journeyed thither from China, traveling by wearisome forced marches until he reached the monastery and was welcomed by its Buddhist brotherhood. Even in so remote a place, men know that Marshal Wu Pei-fu was War Lord of Central China prior to his overthrow by the Nationalist Revolution (TIME, Oct. 25, 1926).

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