The Chinese times
The Chinese times (Vancouver, B.C.)
December 11P3 1) Ping Yeung Railway ( ). had come to Canadato promote the building of the railway. Maetings had been held in Tung Fook Tong to discuss it. The members of Yun, Kai and Yeung districts had decided to eend a letter of recommendation to in SanFrancisco so that the members there could also give a hand to2) News from Victoria on Dec. 10. The Chinese associations had employed lawyerto fight against the prohibition of Chinese employment of white and Indian girls. asserted that the proposal hadviolated the constitution. He suggested that the proposal should be modified in such a way that all employers who had bad characters or who were evil minded should be forbidden to employ female fchites and Indians. However, the police argued that it was difficult to determine whether an employer was evil or not. The case would be reconsidered.3) News from New Westminster. A white man was released after a 2-week trial on his murder of a Chinese. That Chinese who was mentally ill attempted to attack him and thus he killed him in defense. P3 4) Neva from Victoria on Dec. 10. There would be a large export of Christmastrees to places over Canada and U.S. The whites were scared that the Chinese might monopolize the sale of Christmas trees because they had already exploited the vegetable and fruit business of the whites. Agriculturist Beany said that many Chinese had already started to look for wholesale trees. He emphasized that in the future, the whites should be solely responsible for the planting and selling of Christmas trees in order to check the Chinese intervention and monopoly.5) Chee Kung Tong Victoria. , seeing that he had been electedsecretary (Chinese) announced that he was unable to accept because of some personal matter
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