Clipped From The Huntington Herald
Ton Lee. Chlsf cf tha On'Leo&r Tcsr, IZzzt ; - - ; i. , - " in The 00 : the to in In the the - ac - resort off at ex In for are - on to to , i - St, t a ' - t$" - iit f 'v v. - ,;.:(. X - ..:.";..' : - . .. . ' s - x A .: . ThU is fonvLee, "Mayor" of Chinatown, New York, at peace with all .the world, aftefi Battle" priprtjr .years In which peapi'. liundreds,' . if ' no't thousands, of enemies have been shot down In - the kreets by his friends. Tom Lee has never been anxious to have his picture published .and photographs heretofore have been snapshot! he tried to avoid. ' . But recently, having cleaned out the Four Brothers and the Hep Sing Tong. two rival societies of highbinders and gamblers, Tom consented to sign a treaty of peace. Then emu lating the. Tammany political organl - tationa, his daa TBteldlae figalar bu or - door picnic - Hundreds of his fofi lowers wore white hats, and carried along a band; and, ptayed baseball - anil other games Just, as Jt, dope byi t politicians on ..outings. - V ' "" PRESIDEIJT OF FRAfiCE Tom lives In ah " Iron barred house in Chinatown, and, fdr months while there are t rumorp "of, war", anjonsf the, tongs be . Is never seen oulde his door. When trouble Is' gone e 'ap pears.V. But within his armored den he plans for the gunmen, - and the gamblers .who, go out to fight.. He has done this - for years and has always escaped death though' his enemies would have killed him had they been able. to break through the Iron doors - v ' 1 ''' - Tom has escaped trouble with the police, though they knew he handled Jmost of the, gambleTof Chintjtijwn.. une reastm mjgpvfaYexjieenrtniaeaa, lncss to pay. graft, but another' Was h8 humor. . : He wtm s, - Chinese with hu'pior, which4s.'rare In a - Chinese. and", he often laughed himself out ot, ainicuii suuauops, . - - F0RUAL OPENING LAKE CENTENNIAL .