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A Yankee in the Far East by George Hoyt Allen

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A YANKEE IN THE FAR EAST

A YANKEE IN THE FAR EAST

BY GEORGE HOYT ALLEN

_Author of "It Tickled Him"_

WITH ILLUSTRATIONS BY H. S. WELLER

CLINTON, N. Y. TRAVELOGUE-ART ASSOCIATION INCORPORATED 1916

_Copyright, 1914_ BY TRAVELOGUE-ART ASSOCIATION, INC.

_Copyright, 1915_ BY TRAVELOGUE-ART ASSOCIATION, INC.

_All rights reserved_ SECOND EDITION

To my Friend J. WHITFIELD HIRST

CONTENTS

PAGE

Author's Preface 1

I. War Hell and Bull Fights 7

II. "Missouri" and His False Teeth 17

III. Wong Lee--The Human Bellows 28

IV. Hawaii--and the Fisherman Who'd Sign the Pledge 33

V. The Umpire Who Got a Job 44

VI. The Japs' Five-Story Skyscraper _and_ a Basement 53

VII. Japanese Girls in American Clothes--They Mar the Landscape 59

VIII. Ceremonious Grandmother--"Missouri" a "Heavenly Twin" 64

IX. Ushi the Rikisha Man 79

X. Missionaries, Tracts, and a Job Worth While 91

XI. Yamamoto and High Cost of Living 99

XII. The Soldier Said Something in Chinese 103

XIII. Ten Thousand Tons on a Wheelbarrow and the Ananias Club 114

XIV. "Missouri" Meets a Missionary 120

XV. A Sto-o-rm at Sea 133

XVI. The Islands "Discovered" by Dewey 138

XVII. White Filipinos, Aguinaldo, and the Busy Moth 147

XVIII. Singapore--The Humorist's Close Call 156


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