Foreign News: Spy Nonsense

Progress of Japan's spy neurosis last week:

¶ Arrested in Kobe was Mark A. Pierce, a substantial citizen of Los Angeles and onetime police commissioner, on a holiday in Japan. As his tourist ship was sailing through the Inland Sea, a detective had seen him taking photographs, which when developed showed a passing warship. He was severely questioned ten hours a day for eleven days, taken to a hotel at night. Japanese police thought they had hit on something real when they found in Pierce's baggage a scroll showing that Mark Pierce is entitled...

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