CHINA: Exile In Canton

Canton, where part of China's Nationalist government had set up shop, was not a city of hope last week, but it certainly was not a city of gloom. TIME Correspondent Dwight Martin cabled:

Fugitives from Nanking and Shanghai snarled and haggled their way through Canton's grimly thorough customs inspectors, then burst into a boom town. Canton this week was Reno and Juarez, Galveston and Eldorado—all wrapped up in dazzling, neon-splashed tapestry.

Along the swarming Pearl River Bund flashed U.S.-patterned advertisements using scantily clad, busty female forms to sell everything from cosmetics to...

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