Elliott Samuels

Elliott Samuels is manager of the Life & Culture Division of The Japan Times and editor-in-chief of The Japan Times On Sunday.

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Whole family of five go mad in Yamaguchi

/ | Jun 3, 2017

Whole family of five go mad in Yamaguchi

100 YEARS AGO Thursday, June 21 1917 A whole family at Kamiyomura, Kugagori, Yamaguchi Prefecture, suddenly went frantic last Friday night, reports the “Jiji.” A 70-year-old man and four other people of the family cried, ejaculated, sobbed, etc. in a frantic manner the whole ...