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100 YEARS AGO
Thursday, Oct. 26, 1911

A statement issued by the Bureau of Statistics gives an interesting view of society in modern Japan. Marriage was formerly contracted at a youthful age in this country, but this is no longer the case. As in European countries, the high cost of living is now the question which every young person has to answer before finding himself or herself ready to take the vow of “for better or for worse.”

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