JAPAN: Puff of Smoke

Goose-stepping stiffly across the Yoyogi parade ground in Tokyo, column upon column of Japanese troops passed a reviewing stand upon which stood his owl-eyed Majesty. Emperor Hirohito. After the last ammunition truck and field kitchen had rumbled by. the Son of Heaven stepped down, entered a state coach and, escorted by a squadron of lancers, rolled back to the Imperial Palace. Just outside the Palace grounds the cavalcade turned in through the Sakuradamon or Cherry Village Gate. A Mr. James L. Vierhus, employe of a Peoria. Ill., tractor firm, was standing on...

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