The Chinese times
The Chinese times (Vancouver, B.C.)
september 8P2-3 1) En-yap members - received a letter from En-yap district that there was a need to set up a newspaper as well as a library. The En-yap members in Van. immediately held a meeting whereby the En-Yap Tong Fok long was to become the fund raising H.Q. headed by . During the meeting, over 200members attended, $1800 was raised for the newspaper and $1600 was raised for the library.P.3 2) Global news - an article about 'disaster caused by Chinese1 . Chinesewere accused of cheating the government of Head tax. (continued on Sept. 9/10). The writer added, during the construction of the railway, no Head tax was needed. Later, $50 Head Tax was required, and still many Chinese came, until ±fi 1905, the head tax was raised to $500. Following the influx of Chinese, Japanese came, too. In 1913, restrictive immigration law was enforced, thus allowing only politicians, merchants and family, tourists, scientists, ministers and students to gain entry.It was reported that at Canton Street, there was a company which sold false shares to customers, thus allowing the shareholders to come into Canada. (When they came, they would sell the shares to someone else.) However, the writer thought Japanese immigrants were worst because their productive rate was much higher than Chinese.3) Retail Merchant Convention at Winnipeg - the representative from B.C. asked for total exclusion of E. Asians.4) CKT Nanaimo - celebrated the 5-ancestor day on Sept. 4.5) Hoysun Assoc. - a book about Sun Ning County was published. P.2 6) Protective Assoc. of 4 cities: thanked the donors
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