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WHY JAPS ARE HATED
(Continued from Page 1.) This, as much as anything else, was back of that iegis grape lands. lative bill to prevent Japanese from holding lands which so offended Japan and alarmed the State Department. So much for the Japanese in agriculture, ing Japanese the tale was much the same, of the Japanese invasion, there came a lot of adventurous lx>ys, eager either to grab a fortune out of the I,and of Opportunity or to learn European ways and industrial methods that they might go hack to Japan and practice them. Their ambition, their desire to get on, were commendable; their methods of gratifying that ambition con temptible. For they were no more honest, no more faithful to their contracts, than the farming Japanese. Perhaps that commercial dis honor of the Japanese needs explanation. The more frank among their leaders admit openly that Japanese of the class we get in this country are not honest! Their explanation—and it agrees with the explanation of European observers in Japan—is that the Japanese as a people lack training in a commercial code. In the old nation which bred the present leaders of the Nipponese people, trade was dishonorable, a low and despised occupation. The code of honor worked itself out on |>ersonal lines; the gentlemen of Nippon devel oped that exquisite sense of insult and reprisal whose sensational man ifestation is hari-kari. The trader, esteemed a low brute, acted as a With the City-farm From the earliest ripple low brute. Especially lax were the old-time Japanese in fulfilling or exacting contract obligations. Why press the debtor too far? It was unkind. Why let your creditor press you too far ought to be kind. Japan, I believe, is trying to work out of this, doubtless will work out of it. But we are dealing with this genera tion, not the next. With that low code of commercial honor, the Japanese came among a jieople toward whom they held no responsibility. Apart from such regulations and stimulations of commercial honor as the has devised for home reverted to So He use, type. the housewife, accustomed to the steady, efficient, always honest Chinaman, came to loathe the unsteady and unreliable Japanese ser vant, even though lie might he a Sainuai taking that means of learn ing our new civilization; the business man, after a few hard exper iences, learned that the Japanese was an uncertain creditor, and joined in her loathing. Curious, enterprising, industrious, taking every means to get ahead, they came to impress the city-dwelling Californian as a nuisance. l.et a few typical examples point the moral, employed by a plu>tograj)er as dark-room man. A Japanese was He did well. The Idher employees noticed that he took a great interest in every depart ment of the business. After a few months, one of the girls happened to go into the attic which lx>rdered the skylight of the operating room. She found the Japanese with his eye to a crack, studying the They discharged him. He took his secret methods of the operator, discharge cheerfully; within a fortnight, he had a "studio" of his own around the corner, where he practised methods w -and advertised—the Inch lie had learned through the skyffight. A cheap reaustaurant took on a crew of Japanese waiters and scullions. One rose to the dignity of assistant cook. 1 le studied the methods of the head cook. In six months, the whole Japanese crew walked out without notice and opened a restaurant next door, where they utuler F.verything they hid their old employer twenty per cent, knew they had learned from him. >n prices. I he Japanese house lx>y followed exactly this line of dure.Ignorant of the language and the of Western proce hold, he would hire out for two dollars a week and board, end of a month having passed through his first stage of household education, lie would quit without notice and pass on to three dollars a week elsewhere. At the I hat might last him another month. Just as uld quit that job for another paying four dollars a on up until he had learned the English language and become a finished, graduate servant. > desire to get on commendable in the abstract, but mightily irritating to the superior race. suddenly, he wo \\ eek -and sc I lere, as elsewhere, he showed Henry II. Rogers was careful that even his index to the value of his estate, led him to attempt tc will should give no 1 lie ruling passion strong in death dodge for his heirs the inheritance tax. \pproximately 000 pieces of property are to Ik* included in the new sidewalk district. As the council has given contractors until , eptember 1, to finish work by private agreement, many of the con tractors are entering mt.» contracts with the owners and work is al ready m progress in various sections of the city. 01 the work will doubtless he done in this manner. Fully two-thirds Handsome si city displaying the tration is fully up-to-date. sign posts are to be put up w herever needed in the The present city adminis •t the streets. names \I»J, 1 r nd »r <lt,l!ar t : > , Tl 'f C ' tl7 - en ma,1 TCement for the National Monthly—the new publication of Norman F. Mack, chair national Democratic committee. Do it todav. man of. the 1 he Citizen's advertising columns show j Senator Gore, the blind senator from Oklahoma, ; the clearest vision of any man in the senate. 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