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deLay470912. "Chinese merchants from all parts of the United States are meeting in Portland September 10 to15 for the annual Hip Sing association convention. As many as 200 delegates are expected for the convention which is being held at decorated association headquarters, 211 NW 3rd avenue. The Chinese fraternal association, more than 100 years old, has a United States membership of more than 5000. Last year's convention was held in New York City." caption published in Oregonian 9/13/47 pg. 10. NW 3rd between Davis & Everett. September 12, 1947