Foreign News: Strongest Man

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He stands full six feet tall. No brittle yellowman he, but broad and bronzed and bland. Bible in hand or coat pocket. Pistol within arms reach. Devout Christian. Dead shot. Master of the world's largest private army—195,000 men. Such today is China's Strongest Man: Marshal Feng Yu-hsiang, pronounced "Fung U-sheeang."

Recently the major northern cities of Peking and Tientsin were captured by Feng's troops (TIME, June 18, 25); but last week he ostentatiously eschewed the role of Conqueror. With a gesture that smacked of authentic greatness the Broad Bronzed Marshal left...

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