Foreign News: Imperial Error

Official records describe His Imperial Majesty, the Emperor Yoshihito, as the lineal descendant of the first and prehistoric Emperor Jimmu of Japan (circa 660-585 B. C.). Though the Emperor Jimmu is still believed to be the fifth in descent from the Sun-Goddess, an error was discovered last week in the official genealogy which has previously set forth that the present Emperor was the 122nd in descent from Jimmu. It now appears that the Emperor Chokei (1368-1372 A. D.) was a real person, and not mythological as was previously supposed. He was inserted in...

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