previous next
[243] game and bank his dollars long before that evil day arrives. That certain crafts should pass from White men to Yellow men is nothing to him — a Jew-a citizen of the world. He likes a docile Mongol, whom, if need be, he can cuff and cheat, with no great risk of a returning blow. The Hebrew shops are, therefore, full of Yellow-men. It is from this connection with the Jews of San Francisco, that John has got his droll idea that the Melicans crucified Christ — a crime for which John Chinaman mildly suspects and hates all Melican men!

Yin Yung drew his brethren to Isaacs's shop, and for a year or so Isaacs drove a rattling trade in English boots and shoes; being able to run down prices in Montgomery Street, and force the other makers to employ Chinese hands. What cared the Jew? He lowered his rate of wages. One by one his White men left him. Isaacs took on more Chinese, Yin Yung being now expert enough to instruct them in their trade. Then Yin Yung left him also; left him to engage in business on his own account. To-day Yin Yung is a big man, keeping a large shop, and having a good repute. While he was Isaacs's thrall, he took the Hebrew's cuffs and

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License.

An XML version of this text is available for download, with the additional restriction that you offer Perseus any modifications you make. Perseus provides credit for all accepted changes, storing new additions in a versioning system.

hide Places (automatically extracted)

View a map of the most frequently mentioned places in this document.

Sort places alphabetically, as they appear on the page, by frequency
Click on a place to search for it in this document.
China (China) (2)
San Francisco (California, United States) (1)

Download Pleiades ancient places geospacial dataset for this text.

hide People (automatically extracted)
Sort people alphabetically, as they appear on the page, by frequency
Click on a person to search for him/her in this document.
Aaron Isaacs (4)
White (2)
Christ (1)
John Chinaman (1)
hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: