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beenfloodedwJtii "picture .brides."
Starting wth only 'a few each -week,
the number "of 'arrivals has- increased
by "leaps and bounds until now they
are coming in droves with the arrival
or every steamer from Asia.
Thepicture bride is a product of
Mr. Jap in America' wants a wife.
He writes to. his -parents .or other
relatives in Japan, sending hispho
tograph. They select vagirl whom
they think will please him and. mail
him her photograph. Mr:, Jap - is
tickled to death with the-pHqtograph
and requests that the original be
shipped to him by- first boat; She de
parts and when the- liner docks the
ride stands on the deck with his
photographjn her hand scanning the
arrivals whle Mr. Jap-eyes' tbe in-
uuLumg cruwu ui jap -wumeii mini ue
finds the original Qf his-picture,'
Sometimes they set up. housekeep
ing, but in many -instances, the girl
goes to join other inmates' of houses
of ill fame,--"
- Figures from the immigration au-
tnonues snow tne extent 01 tnis in'
flux of Japanese -wonien. In. six
months 8i3 picture brides arrived in
San Francisco, while for"- the teame
period 533 came into this country
through the ports' of Seattle" and Ta
coma. This 'number is increasing
each month and so alarming has be
come the-increase that immigration
authorities have openly stated that
something must be done to check this
Influx of Japanese women because .it
wouldn't be Jong' before they would
present as. great a problem as the
'male population is now "presenting.
BY -A MARRIEb MAtf
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