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The Spike: or, Victoria College Review Capping Carnival 1921

Caste of characters

Caste of characters.

Joe Loo (Emperor of Pak-a-poo) C.Gamble.

Twenty-Fourth Old Man:—I am glad I am not a Chinaman; it must be very inconvenient to be a Chinaman."


Tuan Will Foo (his son) E. Evans

"I swung the word a. trinket at my wrist."


How Eli (chief torturer) R.A. Tonkin

"His creations approval or censure; I spoke as I saw."


Mrs. Chu Chows (Keeper of "Willow Pattern Laundry) A. Mazengarb

"She was a lady of great renown."

—Baritone song.

Yang Kwei-Fei (his beautiful daughter). Miss M. Pigou

"Now I found that joy could be as high as Mount Chong Nan,

Sorrow as deep as Lake Shang."

—"A Soul's Progress."

Conan Doyle (a tourist) C. Moss

"Do you see anyone coming sister Anne?"

—Tale of Bluebeard.

S. Holmes (An unsolvable mystery) C.G. Kirk

"Where do flies go in the winter time, From January to Jane"

Sir. Francis Bell.

Cho Pin (a lost soul) F. Warner

"Nor lost, nor stolen, but simply gone astray."

—Rev. Frank Gorman.

Sem Pul (secretary of the union) W. A. Sheat

"I stood for the rights of my countrymen, I stand—still."

—Orations of Dunbar Sloane.

Comrade Day Su, Comrade Stevie Dore (members of the Union) M. Gibb, A. N. Other