CHINA: The War

So many and so varied were last week's despatches relative to the Chinese civil war (TIME, Sept. 8 et seq.) that they passed comprehension. Bloody fighting in the North and bloody fighting around Shanghai took place without decisive result. Losses were heavy. A rumor persisted that many of the Peking Government's troops had gone over to the enemy. One report stated that Super-Tuchun Chang of Manchuria was advancing on Peking; the rest that he was retiring on Mukden, his capital. The only report that all were agreed upon was one describing the opening...

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