CHINA: Floods, Famine

Floods in China made millions of people homeless, drowned some 50,000 persons, submerged tens of thousands of villages. So ran a report from Shanghai.

Famine, affecting some 10,000,000 people, was reported by U. S. Minister to China Dr. Jacob Gould Schurman. According to the Minister, the situation was serious: Spring crops were destroyed by drought; Fall crops were destroyed by flood; Winter wheat cannot be saved because of the water which lies like a lake over the land.

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