BINTANG BETAWI Batavia (Jakarta) – Wednesday Edition, May 25, 1904


Because You Can't Cut Clothes

The police separated two Chinese women who were fighting in Stratji Alley and took them to Judge (Schout) Hut in Glodok. The two women had a fist fight where they beat and pulled each other’s hair. The fight happened because one of them was offended for being called unable to cut clothes (sew/embroider) by the other woman. Their fight drew the attention of the people around them, the small bunch of people immediately grew and became a crowd. When the police came, they police abruptly dispersed the crowd and arrested the two women.

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