The Press: Japanese Justice

James Russel Young comes of a good newspaper family. Cousin and private secretary to Edward Wyllis Scripps, he was with Scripps on his yacht Ohio, off the coast of Liberia, when the late, great founder of United Press and the Scripps-Howard Newspaper Alliance died in 1926. He is also a nephew of Paul Patterson, president of the Baltimore Sun.

When Scripps died, Hearst's International News Service hired Jimmy Young, sent him to Japan at 23 to run the Tokyo bureau. Curly-haired, stocky Newsman Young had a healthy zest for his job, a healthy sense of humor.

Once the Japanese Army, disgusted with its...

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