The Chinese times
The Chinese times (Vancouver, B.C.)
May 15 P3 1) , who was a prominent merchant was very enthusiastic in raisingfunds for the protest against the restrictive immigration law. He, togetherwith 17 Chinese merchants had managed to raise a thousand dollars whichhad already been sent to Ambassador Chau on May 11.2) Ambassador Chau sent a telegran on May 12 to thank for the money. He added that the prime minister and the leader of had agreed to revise the law.3) of Vancouver helped to raise funds by of- fering to perform 2 drama. Speeches were made by(vice president of and (president of)) before the performance.P3 4) The Four Districts Business Association (Hong Kong) wrote to informthe overseas Chinese that due to the recent robbery, the Hong Kong govern- ment had been very cautious in forbidding ammunition of any kind from coming into Hong Kong. Offenders would be imprisoned and then deported Thus those returning Chinese who had brought with them ammunition to safeguard their home village against bandits in China should be aware of such new reguilations.5) & had gone to Penticton A general meeting for all overseas Chinese was held on May 13 so thatcould tell the people how the protest against the restrictive immigration law went about. Speeches were also made by ,& . The Chinese there were greatly moved and they haddonated a considerable amount of money which was to be sent toAn association for protest was also to be set up soon.6) of Vancouver announced on May 15 that theprotest fee that was presently demanded was not the same as the fund that the people had previously donated for investigating the immigration law. The teams for collecting funds were not sent out until May 14 and that receipts would be given to all donors.7) Names of the executives of ; President -; vice8) An announcement was made bythat all members should have paid the annual donation of $1.00 by the end of September.9) of Vancouver announced on May 10 that the teams for col-lecting donations would set off on May 14 and that each overseas Chinese had to donate $1 whereas each Chinese owning stores had to donate $2 at the minimum. A constitution of was also published.P6 10) A list of donors for in Chilliwack
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