The Chinese times
The Chinese times (Vancouver, B.C.)
December 9P.I 1) An article to praise Vice Consul General Chiu of Ottawa.P2-3 2) Dart Coon Club Van. - when of Calgary was in Vancouver enroute to China,Dart Coon Club held a tea party for him as well as sending him off at the pier. 3) CPOS Ship Asian Queen was returning to the Orient. Onboard over 900 passengers. p.3 4) Consul General Yeung Montreal news: him biography. His good deeds were beingpraised: He: (a) extended the time limit of absentee from Canada; (b) prevented the deportation of Chinese workers who entered Canada by using student status; more than 2000 workers had entered Canada during the war using student status and handing in $500 head tax. After the war, Van. Veteran's Assoc. and the Labour Union demanded the confiscation of the head tax as well as deportation of the Chinese workers. Yeung fought against this and finally the 2000 workers were allowed to stay, but with the head tax confiscated; (c) when Saskatchewan advocated the prohibition of Chinese employing white girls, Manitoba, and Ontario were also influenced. Yeungwas the first Consul to settle the issue and thus Chinese were allowed to hire workers who were white; (d) Chinese crewmen onboard the British liner were always discriminated by either reduction of salaries or by beatings. Yeung answered the SOS by the Montreal CBA and fought for a court hearing on the case. Yeung and the crewmen won. The crewmen, knowing the efficiency of CHA and Yeung, always donated money for the CBA in Montreal. As a result, CBA collected $300 basic funds to start the Chinese Public Hospital. 5) En-Ping Tung Fook H.Q. - Van. - announced on Dec. 7 that there would be a 1st anniversary celebration on Dec. 25
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