Foreign News: Gratitude

A huge album, containing thousands of Japanese signatures, was sent to the U. S. State Department as a "testimonial of gratitude and friendliness" toward the U. S. people for their help at the time of the Great Earthquake (TIME, Sept. 17).

The memorial, to which the signatures were appended, read in part:

"Words fail us to express our feelings of deep thanks for the sympathy you showed us on the occasion of the recent seismic disaster. Not only are the citizens of Tokyo and other cities and towns who were stricken by the calamity unfeignedly...

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