JAPAN: Proud Policemen

For many weeks owners of genteel geisha houses in the vicinity of Tokyo have suffered robberies. Cash boxes were rifled, many of the young ladies' valuables were stolen. The geisha houses complained bitterly.

Spurred, Tokyo's Central Police Station assigned a squad of detectives to the case. Last week the mystery was solved. Detective Tokuda of the Central Office discovered a gold ring and wrist watch belonging to one of the robbed houses in a pawn shop. Quickly he summoned a cordon of police, rushed at dawn into the home of Toyoshi Nakamura, a...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!