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Fah Fee: all sections play this number racket
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Title Fah Fee: all sections play this number racket
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Collections Baileys African History Archive
Keywords Drum Magazine, black and white image, Africa, South Africa, historical, vertical, Mount Darwin, District six, fah fee, gambling, china man, Drum Photographer, January 1961, 1961, January,
Credit Line Drum Social Histories / Baileys African History Archive / Africa Media Online
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Description SAED:SOCIAL:GAMBLING:DRUM JANUARY 1961- Fah Fee: all sections play this number racket Ð By signs the news goes round, no 21 The Elephant come. The sleek American car with the China man behind the wheel threads its way carefully down Hanover Street, spine of Cape TownÕs teeming District Six, where they Ðsay Ð a thousand murderers could hide for a lifetime from the cops. Even in the changed world of today. It pulls in to the curb, the engine still ticking over, and the chinaman gives a gentle toot on his horn. Form the shadowy doorway of a tumbledown shop a lean, quick figure emerges, one hand gripping something in his jacket pocket. He glances swiftly up and down the street, over the heads of gutterfuls of kids and round the broad beams of washerwomen coming and going. ItÕs all clear Ð and he draws a fistful of paper slips from his pocket. As the tiny square of paper is taken from the matchbox the Chinaman is already on his way again, and the helper lifts his hand to his throat
Creation_date 2008-05-23T16:02:51
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