With reference to the above article on p. 26 of your Nov. 6 issue, I am quite surprised at your wrong information.
I regret very much that you as well as any other foreigners know little of Japanese national traits. ... I, as a loyal subject of His Majesty the Emperor of Japan, should like to clarify Japanese spirit and protest to you for the above. . . .
[TIME credited the Tokyo correspondent of London's Daily Herald with scooping a story that the Japanese Admiralty has called for volunteers...