CHINA: Nationalist Notes

¶ The new Nationalist Government has long since changed the name of Peking, meaning "Northern Capital," to Peiping, "Northern Peace."

Correspondents and foreigners have mostly ignored the change; but last week the Christian Science Monitor, progressive, was observed to be carrying despatches dated from "Peiping (Peking)."

To continue to call the city "Peking" or "Northern Capital" is ridiculous, for the capital of China is now at Nanking ("Southern Capital").

¶ A Constitution was adopted, last week, by the new Nationalist Government.

The dictatorship of the Nationalist Party is proclaimed "during the present...