100 YEARS AGO Wednesday, April 30 1919 Fire destroys 3,700 buildings in Yokohama THE JAPAN TIMES The great fire which raged in Yokohama on Monday was the most destructive in the history of that city. The latest reports say that 13 persons were severely injured and 61 ...
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By the violent wind Wednesday evening, two large, two-storied buildings at the Tokyo Medical College at Higashi-Okubo that were being erected, and one of them almost completed, were blown down and destroyed. In the suburbs, several small houses tumbled down.
Spanish influenza again holds Tokyo in its deadly grip, favored by the changeable weather.
Radical students holed up in Tokyo University's Yasuda Auditorium withstood a 10-hour siege by riot police who seized control of 16 other buildings held by the students on the university's Hongo campus.
A young man posing as a motorcycle policeman robbed a bank car of ¥294 million in cash in a daring broad daylight robbery on a highway in Fuchu in western Tokyo on Tuesday.
Today the citizens of the capital of Japan rejoice with the Allies, of whom Japan has been so important a member, and celebrate the triumph of their common cause.
A delicious sauce, comparable to shōyu, made by a process of properly mixed coconut milk sugar and salt has been discovered by a Japanese school teacher in Davao, Philippines.
The Education Ministry appropriated funds to send lecturers to work on fatherhood because men had become too busy with their jobs to maintain adequate contact with their children.
“Japanese are great respecters for their parents for ‘kōdō’ or the way of filial piety which is one of their basic national traits occupying a place only second in importance to the spirit of absolute patriotism,” declares Takeo Akiyama in describing the high esteem ...
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