CHINA: Triumphant Bumpkin

Other Chinese war lords and the Government fear him. Cultured Chinese statesmen, most of them proud of their foreign university degrees, call him a bumpkin and a clown. Perhaps no Chinese love him except the coarse, humble masses from which he sprang. Last week these chuckled as tall, mighty-bellied War Lord Feng Yu-hsiang returned with a broad, triumphal grin from his three-month military escapade in Chahar Province north of Peiping which nearly plunged Japan and China into fresh war (TIME, June 5, et seq.).

After capturing the outpost of Dolonnor from a mixed...

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