Foreign News: Ruffians

The furore in Japan, occasioned by the enactment of the Johnson Immigration Bill in the U. S. (TIME, Apr. 21), was continued by the anti-foreign fanatics or ronin ("political ruffians").

Four men committed hara-kiri in emulation of the unknown Japanese who slew himself two weeks ago before the Old U. S. Embassy (TIME, June 9).

A dance at the Imperial Hotel, in Tokyo, attended by Americans and other foreigners, was broken up by ronin. Numbers of bitter and insulting anti-American speeches were made and dances with naked swords were performed. Two American women fainted....

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