Foreign News: Gruesome Gift

Staggering beneath a huge pine coffin, little brown men bore it through the streets of Tokyo last week, let it down at last with a thud on the doorstep of Premier Heijiro Wakatsuki's official residence.

The Premier's servants, lifting the coffin lid,, were startled by something more ominous than a mere grinning skeleton, which might have seemed appropriate. The coffin contained instead a handsome disemboweling knife beautifully encased in a white leather scabbard and resting on a ceremonial tray. By this expensive present the Kamiya Keiseisha (Opposition Party) pointedly conveyed to the Premier...

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