7 MAY 1927, Page 2

In Peking the Soviet documents continue to be sorted, and

reveal much that is enlightening nr enter- taining about the subsidizing and controlling of Chinese Communism by Moscow. On Thursday, April 28th, twenty of the Communists who had been seized in the Soviet Embassy building by Chang Tso-lin's men were executed by strangulation. Mme. Borodin and the other Russian Couriers who were recently arrested on hoard ship are still awaiting their trial. The Soviet has informed Peking that if they should be executed the consequences would be serious. Deportation, however, seems more probable. The American Government is definitely disinclined to follow up by any action .11r. Chen's reply to the Powers' Identic Notes. In this matter the -majority of Americans in China are in open disagreement with their Government.