A Letter From The Publisher, Dec. 29, 1947

As usual, at this time of year, our correspondents overseas have been exchanging the season's greetings with us here at home and relating their plans for celebrating Christmas. From his post in poverty-stricken, overcrowded Shanghai, Bureau Chief William Gray cabled:

"Two of the Gray children are collecting clothing, toys and oranges for the Chinese children in the Shanghai Blind School and a nursery for foundlings. My daughter Margrethe, I am told, is going to be the Virgin Mary in the Shanghai American school's Christmas pageant. Still, for all the mellow effort we foreigners...

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