Foreign News: Hong Kong Typhoon

Like the famed harbor of Rio de Janeiro, which it rivals in magnificence, the harbor of Hong Kong, British Crown Colony, is landlocked by mountains.

Hong Kong itself is an island topped with ''The Peak" (1,774 ft.), on the landward side of which clings the city of Victoria—a colorful jumble of Chinese tenements and British business blocks whose over-dignified architecture justifies the city's name.

Hong Kong harbor, seventh busiest in the world, is always alive with yachts, junks, ferries, sampans, freighters, liners, men-of-war. Last week it was more than usually jampacked with shipping taking...

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