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140 years ago Carson’s Chinatown (continued from Friday) Of the new Joss house we have already made mention, the gilt sign boards with their many mottoes and the sayings of Confucius are almost rich. It is the custom of the first person to enter this pagan temple in the morning to light one of the joss-sticks with which the outside altar is always supplied. The little old man who lives in the medicine chest adjoining came in quietly and solemnly and lighted a bit of incense while we were in there. Maybe he thought the place had better be smoked …

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