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FORMER CHINESE SjLXv -GIRL FIGHTS IN
COURT FOR POSSESSION OF HER BABE
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Mar. Shee anid-Lew-Chpy.Foon.
San Francisco, Calw-fA'little Chiti
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 letters of guardianship-
over the tiny, almond-eyed
Lew Choy Foon's mother" was a
former slave girl, Yoke Wan, in the
Chinese Quarter here.
Little Lew was given, almost at
birth, 'into the custody of Lew Git,
a .wealthy merchant, and Mar Shee,
Ms wife, who reared the child.
Meantime, Yoke Wan, mother of
thetchijd, became an inmate of the
Presbyterian Chinese.mission. About
avyear ago the mother love came to
Yoke -Wan ,and-she declared, her Jn-
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