The highest Japanese officer in China's former capital Nanking, His Highness Lieut. General Prince Yasuhiko Asaka, this week expressed to Third Secretary John M. Allison of the U. S. Embassy his apologies.

Diplomat Allison had already contributed to international concord by spying that he personally accepted previous apologies made by less prominent Japanese authorities, adding, however, that the Government of the United States would, of course, make its own decisions about a matter so important. Soon thereafter Washington received from John Allison a dispassionate account of that important matter:

In Nanking, where outrages by Japanese soldiers had continued for over...

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