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In1931, after the “ September 18 Incident”, Liu Guojun publicized Home-spun Yarn for National Salvation.


In 1932, Guangyi was incorporated into Dacheng, and renamed as Dacheng No. 2 Mill. The original Dacheng Co. was named as No.1 Mill.


In 1933, Liu Guojun’s Views on Making Capital of the Cotton and Wheat Loan for Production was published. This year, Zha Jimin was hired as a technician in the dyeing department of Dacheng No.2 Mill.


In1934Liu Guojun made a third voyage to Japan to explore the technical knowhow about cotton and patent velvet. He bought a second-hand printing machine, which was the start for Changzhou printing industry.


In 1935, Liu Guojun led an investigation team on his fourth voyage to Japan.


In July, 1936, Dacheng under Liu Guojun and Wuhan Zhenhuan signed a contract, stipulating that Zhenhuan was to be named as Dacheng No. 4 Mill. In December, Dacheng No.3 Mill was set up. This year, Liu Biru and Zha Jimin got married.


In 1937, the Japanese militarists started a full-scale war of aggression against China. On Nov. 28, the Japanese invaders occupied Changzhou. Dacheng No. 1 Mill, No.2 Mill and No. 3 Mill were bombed one after another. Dacheng No. 2 Mill was completely destroyed.


In 1938, Liu Guojun went to Shanghai from Wuhan, and set up Anda Textile Mill.


In 1939, Liu Guojun founded Daming Dyeing & Weaving Factory in Chongqing. He also set up Dafu Trading Co. in Hong Kong to expand market in Southeast Asia.


In 1942, Liu Guojun was kidnapped by some bandits in Changzhou.


In 1944, Liu Guojun’s writing Tentative Plan to expand the Number of Spindles was printed in full. He was appointed as backup supervisor of China Cotton Textile Institute. In December, Liu Guojun made investigation visits to the US and Canada by way of India.


In 1945, during his investigation visit in the US and Canada, Liu Guojun ordered a number of textile machineries. Hearing the news of Japan’s unconditional surrender, he was extremely glad and spent a whole night in revelry in a Canadian hotel.


In 1946, Liu Guojun directed Dacheng to restore its production. In the meantime, he set up China Textile Machinery Co. and made preparations for the setting up of Changzhou Daming Co.


In 1948, greatly struck in Gold yuan notes storm, Liu Guojun transferred his funds overseas. He set up Southeast Cotton Mill in Hong Kong and invested rubber plantations in Brazil.


In the beginning of 1949, Liu Guojun left Shanghai for Hong Kong. At the end of this year, he had a surgeon in Hong Kong hospital for his gallstones.