JAPAN: Aces Shift

Japan last week recalled General Count Juichi Terauchi from command in North China and about 8,000,000 copper 1-sen pieces from circulation in Japan. General Terauchi will be replaced by General Gen Sugiyama, the copper coins probably by aluminum slugs. By the latter measure Japan hopes to save 900 tons of copper annually for her munitions industries. By the former measure she probably hopes to speed a decision regarding the personnel and character of the new central Chinese Government she proposes to establish.

The prestige of Terauchi's name (his father was Minister of War...

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