The Chinese times
The Chinese times (Vancouver, B.C.)
September 17Pi 1) and a number of MP's of China proposed to help the overseasChinese Canadians to fight against the restrictive immigration law. They regretted that the government had become so occupied with the civil war that the overseas Chinese had been ignored. They now planned to appeal against the harsh law through the efforts of the Chinese congress and the Chinese government.P3 2) The External Affairs Department of Chinahad ordered that ambassadorwas to take the place of Ambassador Chau in Ottawa whereas his post in Van. would be replaced by the vice ambassador in Ottawa,P3 3) A continuation of the case of the Chinese merchant Siu who was detained by the immigration office upon his application for a visit to the U.S. The immigration officer pointed out that he was not considered a merchant because his business was worth less than $2500. Besides, his store was registered with the government on September 1 which was after the enforcement of the new Chinese immigration law. As a result of these, Siu, had to be detained until he paid the $500 head tax. Ambassador Lim helped Diu to ag\ie against it. He emphasized that Siu had been recognized by the British, American and Chinese ambassadors as a merchant, besides the new Chinese immigration law had hot been approved by the Chinese government yet and thus Siu should be exempt from the regulation. Siu was finally allowed to go/the U.S.4) held an annual election on September 16 at the CBA. A number of executives were elected and various posts would be assigned to them at a later date. & got the most votes.5) , who was responsible for raising funds for Heung Shan Bene- volent Hospital had come to Canada for a second time. She intended to go to the Prairies to raise funds.6) wrote to Chee Kung Tong in Victoria on August 23 that due to the Chinese civil war, the Chinese Canadian immigration problem was not brought up in the congress until July 31. A meeting would be held to dis- cuss it as soon as there were enough representatives. added that he had already discussed theproblem with the external affairs ministerand he hoped that the overseas Chinese could keep in touch with them.P3 7) The CBA in Victoria had sent $1000 Japanese to the CBA in Kobe to help the Chinese victims in Japan.8) Names of donors from Revelstoke, & Victoria to Chee Kung Tong in Victoria.9) Tong in Winnipeg announced there opening ceremony would be Oct.14 P2 10) Wong Kong Har Tong in Vancouver announced that a university celebration wouldbe held on October 10
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