CHINA: Two and Two

The movement of a troop-train in Kiangsu, the statement of a General in Anhiwei, an editorial in Honan—news of this and that came down from the teeming provinces to Shanghai. In Shanghai, a theory developed, to wit:

Feng Yu-hsiang, Chinese Christian soldier, now in control of the territory around Peking and of several provinces just north of the Yangtze River, would start a war by invading Shansi Province. His motives would be: 1) to embarrass the existing official government at the time of the Customs Conference; 2) to capture Shansi, a rich province which has never been completely controlled by...

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