JAPAN: Reconstruction

The work of clearing up the débris, caused by the great earthquake. (TIME, Sept. 10, Sept. 17, Sept. 24), is now well under way. All the refugees are under temporary cover, but Tokyo has 530,000 homeless persons for whom to provide more permanent quarters before the Winter.

U. S. Relief. The American Red Cross brought the total of its drive on behalf of the Japanese Fund up to $9,527,700, or nearly double the figure originally set. Donations were still pouring in. Of the total collected about $4,000,000 was expended on behalf of Japan.


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