CHINA: Scholar War Lord

To head the fast-growing Japanese-dominated "Autonomous Government" in North China headed by twerpish-looking Mr. Yin Ju-keng. who deceives nobody by styling himself "General,", a thumping Chinese Big Name was badly needed last week by Japan.

It was a grim joke to Chinese when Mr. Yin's hired Chinese mercenaries, escorted by Japanese troops, last week "captured" Tangku, port of Tientsin. If a renowned Chinese Marshal with a name the world knows had enjoyed the same success it would have been psychologically much greater. At week's end cables from Tientsin announced that the great "Scholar War Lord," Marshal Wu Pei-fu, had agreed to...

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