CHINA: Happy Days

From the bleak little Siberian town of Habarovsk flashed news last week of an informal meeting between one Tsai Yun-shen, representing China-and one Simbn-ovsky, Soviet. Deploring the Sino-Russian dispute, they signed a peace protocol. The terms: Immediate restoration of joint management of the Chinese Eastern Railway (cause of all the strife); withdrawal of the Soviet army from Manchuria; mutual release of civilian and military prisoners; mutual reopening of consulates; a formal conference at Moscow, Jan. 25, to settle all questions still under dispute. World chancelleries took note, awaited word of the Moscow agenda.

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