A Yankee in the Far East
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A Yankee in the Far East

By George Hoyt Allen
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Table of Contents
  • A YANKEE IN THE FAR EAST
  • CONTENTS
    • LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
    • AUTHOR'S PREFACE
    • II "MISSOURI" AND HIS FALSE TEETH
    • III WONG LEE—THE HUMAN BELLOWS
    • IV HAWAII—AND THE FISHERMAN WHO'D SIGN THE PLEDGE
    • V THE UMPIRE WHO GOT A JOB
    • VI THE JAPS' FIVE-STORY SKYSCRAPER AND A BASEMENT
    • VII JAPANESE GIRLS IN AMERICAN COSTUMES—THEY MAR THE LANDSCAPE
    • VIII CEREMONIOUS GRANDMOTHER—"MISSOURI" A HEAVENLY TWIN
    • IX USHI, THE RIKISHA MAN
    • X MISSIONARIES, TRACTS, AND A JOB WORTH WHILE
    • XI YAMAMOTO AND HIGH COST OF LIVING
    • XII THE SOLDIER SAID SOMETHING IN CHINESE
    • XIII TEN THOUSAND TONS ON A WHEELBARROW AND THE ANANIAS CLUB
    • XIV "MISSOURI" MEETS A MISSIONARY
    • XV A STO-O-RM AT SEA
    • XVI THE ISLANDS "DISCOVERED" BY DEWEY
    • XVII WHITE FILIPINOS, AGUINALDO, AND THE BUSY MOTH
    • XVIII SINGAPORE—THE HUMORIST'S CLOSE CALL
    • XIX THE HINDU GUIDE A SAINT WOULD BE
    • XX PENANG—A BIRD, THE FEMALE OF ITS SPECIES, AND THE MANGOSTEEN
    • XXI BURMA AND BUDDHA
    • XXII BAPTISTS AND BUDDHISM
    • XXIII THE RANGOON BUSINESS MAN WHO DROVE HIS SERMON HOME
    • XXIV THE GLASS OF ICE WATER THAT JARRED RANGOON
    • XXV THE CALCUTTA SACRED BULL AND HIS TWISTED TAIL
    • XXVI THE GUIDE WHO WOULDN'T SIT IN "MASTER'S" PRESENCE
    • XXVII ROYALTY VS. "TWO CLUCKS AND A GRUNT"
    • XXVIII ONE WINK, SIXTEEN CENTS, AND ROYALTY
    • XXIX THE ENGLISHMAN AND MARK TWAIN'S JOKE, "THAT'S HOW THEY WASH IN INDIA"
    • XXX ENGLISH AS "SHE IS SPOKE" IN INDIA
    • XXXI A FIVE DAYS' SAIL AND A MEASLY POEM
    • XXXII BEATING THE GAME WITH ONE SHIRT
    • XXXIII THROUGH HELL GATE STEERAGE
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