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FORMER CHINESE SLAVE.: GIRL - FIGHTS IN
COURT FORPOSSESSION OF HER'BABE
Mar Shee and
San Francisco, CaJ. A- little Chin
ese girl, Lew Choy Foon; aged 6,
smiled pleasantly at judge, lawyers
and the crowd in the courtroom here
recently, while a bitter legal battle
was being waged before Judge Coffey
for the right .of lettere of guardian
ship over the tiny ' almond-eyed
Lew Choy Foon's mother, was. .a
Lew Choy Foon.
former slave girl, Yoke Wan, in the
Chinese quarter here.
- Little Lew was given, almost at
birth, into the custody of Lew Guv
a wealthy merchant, and Mar Shee,
his wife, who reared the child.
Meantime, Yoke Wan, mother of
the child, became an- inmate of the
Presbyterian Chinese mission. About
a year ago.the mother love came -to
YokeWan and sedeclared her io
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