JAPAN: Murder Price

Japanese justice proved to the world last week that no one can commit murder in Japan without paying the price.

The Murder: A month ago, scowling Marshal Chang Tsung-chang, brutal Chinese ex-governor of Shantung Province, sat by an open window in his summer hotel on the Japanese Island of Beppu (TIME, Aug. 12). In the hotel garden strolled an elegant Manchu, slender Prince Hsien Kai, a cousin of China's deposed Boy-Emperor, Henry P'u-yi. At that moment, a pistol which Marshal Chang happened to be holding, happened to go off. The bullet happened to...

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