Business & Finance: Silk

It had come 10,000 miles from its northern worm, raw silk and silk goods, silk for hose and gown and pajama and whatnot. Chinese had tended it; Japanese had borne it across the Pacific of which commerce they are masters. It had arrived at Vancouver, safely unloaded from the N. Y. K.'s* Paris Marn. Safely it was stored in an 18-car train of the Canadian Pacific—$6,000,000 of silk. The world first heard of it when $1,500,000 of it (five car loads) lay wrecked and storm-strewn in the valley of Frazer River, only 100 miles...

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