Foreign News Notes, Dec. 10, 1923

Dr. Omomura, cheerful scientist of the Nugata Meteorological Observatory, considered next to Dr. Omori the greatest expert on the origin of earthquakes, told the Japanese that another great and destructive shock will visit Northwestern Japan "within 20 years." "The deplorable fact is," he continued, "that in the present state of seismological developments there is no foretelling the exact date the visitation will come."

U. S. Ambassador Cyrus E. Woods, in the United States on a visit from Japan, said that stories of massacre and torture of Koreans by Japanese (TIME, Dec. 3) are...

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