JAPAN: Devil Tycoon

The curt, bristling National Hero whom Japanese crowds call adoringly "Our Devil Tycoon" and "Our Strong Shogun" returned last week to Tokyo in terrific triumph. He, Lieut.-General Shigeru Honjo, Conqueror of Manchuria, stopped en route at a mountain spa, and was literally mobbed by U. S. and British tourists who shoved, gasped and shrilled, "Please, General, please! Your autograph! Just one moreā€”for me?"

Hero Honjo, indicating his delight by sucking air through his teeth, wrote autographs as fast as he could scribble, grinned,...

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