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Customs Disregarded

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Mrs. Chew Goonl'oe, tlio mamo souooi i r, who inarriod aChinaman it San Francisco Borne time siuce, lias taken a reporter of the San Francisco Chronivle into her conñdence, and convinecd him that she did not marry f or monoy, but f or that which malees the world go round, to wit, love. There was a reoeption scveral weeks afc'ter the wedding, and all hor husband's relativos wereinvited tocóme with wedding presents. In China the bride is not visible on such oociisions, but a coolie servant, dressed fantastically, pours out the tea and distributes confections. The friends of Chew Goon Poe assemblcd in ii restaurant, with gongs and liddles, eaoh bringing to the bancpviet 11 sum of ïiKiiiey waxging from 8 to 10. Whon the coinpauy were ready for tea the Cauoisian bride moved suddenly upon the Mongolian works by emerging from the o'iscurity of hor chamber, tnkiug the head of tíie cable, pocketing the money audpouring out the tea. The guests grptested against this innovation upon the eustoms of the Oriënt, but the bride did not seein to understand the Chinese liinguago. She dejiosited tuo money in a Imnk tlie uext dy, and hor liuslwnd is uuable to coirviuee hor that her conduct is improper.


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Michigan Argus