CHINA: Treaty Riot

Many a disgruntled and suspicious U. S. farmer would like to hear Herbert Clark Hoover say, as President:

"If I fail to put through farm relief within three years, you may cut off my head!"

In China the interminably postponed program equivalent to "Farm Relief" is what Chinese call "Abrogation of China's Unequal Treaties with the Powers." Every succeeding Government for decades has promised to seek revision or abrogation of the "Unequal Treaties;" but only the new Nationalist Government at Nanking has taken actual steps to do so.

Last week Chinese students at Nanking...

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