CHINA: Dark Horse from Kwangsi

A fortnight ago, China's National Assembly overwhelmingly elected Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek President of China. Then they turned to the election of a Vice President. At first, everything was smooth as cream. At the Dragon Gate restaurant, delegates sipped tea with Candidate Sun Fo, whose father was Sun Yatsen, hero of the revolution, and who was second only to the Gimo in Kuomintang prestige. Four other aspirants were equally polite and formal.

Land to the Tillers. But not leathery General Li Tsung-jen, the dark horse from Kwangsi. He broke boldly with the Chinese...

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