JAPAN: Goto Takes a Hand

Baron Slumpei Goto, "Roosevelt " of Japan and ex-mayor of Tokyo, took a hand in the movement to force the Japanese Government to recognize Soviet Russia. He says he has paved the way for the Premier to make a treaty of amity and commerce with the Russian Government.

According to the correspondent of The Boston Transcript Baron Goto is not essentially pro-Bolshevik. Asked if he thought the Soviet regime permanent, he answered: " It is the only Government existing in Russia now, Japan's needs are urgent and therefore the question of permanency...

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