A seventh part of the population — a seventieth part of the surface — of San Francisco
All Orientals pack closer than Europeans.
A man may see big crowds in many cities: Russ
and Tartars at Nishni-Novgorod, Copts and Armenians in Jerualemr, Arabs and Algerines in Cairo
; but in neither Russia
, nor Egypt
cal he see such crowds as we find packed in the Asiatic quarter of San Francisco
The term Asiatic quarter may suggest a separate portion of the city, walled off from the remaining parts like China Town
; but the Asiatic quarter in San Francisco
is an open colony, like May Fair in London
, like the Second District in New York.
have squatted in the very heart of San Francisco
Lock Sin's tea-house in Jackson Street may be