Foreign News: Dr. Sun and the British

A week ago the China sky was full of ugly black clouds: Dr. Sun Yat-Sen was reported to be on his way to Canton by way of Hong Kong. Would the British let him pass? It was doubtful.

Since Sun's arrival in Hong Kong, however, he and the British have been indulging in an orgy of compliments.

Dr. Sun strongly advised the Chinese to learn the English language and to imitate the example of good government in all China.

The British, on their part, have been feting Sun as China's long-lost savior.

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