When one is only six months old and only the second daughter of an Emperor, what does it matter if one dies of pneumonia?

Such a question, such a thought was no doubt remote from the blank and infant mind of Princess Sachiko Hisa-No-Miya of Japan last week. She died without having reached the age at which humans become articulate to others and probably before she became articulate to herself.

The Imperial Family, "with a realistic grasp of the situation, went into mourning for but three days. The nation was deprived of cinema performances for two days as a mark...

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