JAPAN: 4,000,000 Shocks

Shock after news shock smote the sensitive Japanese people last week, made them feel that their Empire is menaced by insidious foes, made them prouder than ever of their nutbrown, nut-hard Army.

Exclusive dispatches flashed from China's capital. Nanking, to Japan's leading newsorgans Nichi-Nichi (Tokyo) and Mainichi (Osaka), delivered the first shock to 4.000.000 slant-eyed readers. They read that a smart Japanese journalist claimed to have caught U. S. Minister to China Nelson Trusler Johnson in a piece of "backdoor diplomacy" as amazing as it would be unfriendly to Japan.

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