National Affairs: Anthem, Liver

Governor's Day (July 13) was a sad day at Cafmp Ritchie, Md. Preparations for the parade were interrupted by word that Japanese Ambassador Katsuji Debuchi would attend. Formality demanded singing of the Japanese National Anthem. Distracted officers consulted frantic musicians. Relief came with news that Ambassador Debuchi could not attend after all. Relief was short. On parade, with Governor Ritchie present, 21 paraders were taken ill. Suspected: the liver at lunch.


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