JAPAN: Rejoicing

In Tokyo, the spirits of 122 royal predecessors blessed the marriage of Pr.nce Regent Hirohito to Princess Nagako, solemnized according to Shinto rites. It was the consummation of a love match, much opposed by the Elder Statesmen.

The Prince. Michi-No-Miyo Hirohito, destined to be the 124th Emperor, has ruled Japan since November, 1921, when his father relinquished power because of illness verging on insanity. He is nearly 23, is famous for his tour of Europe, is considered "democratic," is well educated, small.

The Princess. Nagako's father, General Prince Kuni, grandson of a...

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