Foreign News: National Insult

The day was that upon which the U. S. Immigration Act went into force. In the U. S. Embassy Compound in Tokyo, the Stars and Stripes flew proudly from a tall mast. A Japanese, watched by an unsuspecting Tokyo "bobbie," hauled the flag down, cut it from the halyards with a razor, crumpled it up, fled. The "bobbie" suddenly came to, realized the gravity of the man's action, made off after him -but in vain; his quarry escaped him.

Jefferson Caffery, U. S. Chargé d'Affaires, called upon Foreign Minister Baron Shidehara (onetime Ambassador to...

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