Sport: Winter Wonderland

Fleets of street-vacuuming machines have been working around the clock. At one ceremony, 700 cleaning ladies solemnly pledged to "do our best to carry out our internationally important duty." At a Shinto shrine, taxi company officials offered prayers "to keep our drivers from getting involved in accidents." At the Mitsukoshi department store, each day has begun with mass English lessons piped over the public address system. And at the Chitose Airport, Lieut. Colonel Toshio Tojo, son of the notorious World War II Prime Minister, has 200 soldiers keeping the runways free of snow....

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