Prince Chichibu, sporting heir-apparent to the throne, arrived in Tokyo last
week. Popular, he was greeted by 10,000 marshalled school children.
Respectful, he hurried to his mother, the Empress Dowager and his
elder brother, the Emperor. Pious, he did worship at the casket of his
father, the late Tenno Yoshihito.
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