National Affairs: Mrs. Kao's Catastrophe

Returning last week from the Orient with its usual July load of tourists, plantation owners, white scientists, dark Oriental traders, the S. S. Tenyo Maru steamed through the Golden Gate. Watching the San Francisco skyline was a young Chinese woman, dressed in the smartest U. S. style—Mrs. Sui'e Ying Kao, wife of the Chinese Vice Consul at San Francisco. She was returning from a visit to her homeland. When the liner had docked she, a lady of some importance, requested courtesy-of-the-port, that her baggage might be passed...

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