JAPAN: Notes, Apr. 7, 1924

Hirohito, Prince Regent of Japan, celebrated his marriage to the Princess Nagako (TIME, Feb. 4) by starting a mustache. Court circles politely refer to it as the Regent's mustache, but so far it consists of only a few silky hairs. Their intense blackness makes them almost visible and the imperial barber is eager for the moment when there will be sufficient foundation for an application of wax.

The primary school children of a village in the Yamanashi prefecture, to the number of 300, struck. The Nipponettes alleged that their teachers took the...

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