Residents want park where 47 ronin buried; man passes bar exam after 17 failures; birth rate drops due to superstition; USS Independence arrives

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Residents want park where 47 ronin buried; man passes bar exam after 17 failures; birth rate drops due to superstition; USS Independence arrives

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100 YEARS AGO Friday, Sept. 29, 1916 Residents want park where 47 'ronin' buried Residents in Shiba are negotiating with the city authorities for the establishment of a park around Sengakuji, where the remains of the 47 ronin (masterless samurai) are buried. It is reported that the ...

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