The Chinese times
The Chinese times (Vancouver, B.C.)
January 31P.2 1) Van. sun reported that Canadian citizens should send relief to China - byshipping wheat so as to have immediate and more effective results. (Consul Generl Yip sent a thank-you letter to the Van. Sun for its article which en- couraged relief to be sent.)P.2-3 2) When the religious associations were selling pins on Jan. 28, a few unemployedwhites carried protest boards stating that the govt. should mind its own business and give relief to the unemployed citizens first. They argued with the minister of the and stated that the rich Chinese shoud be responsible forthe relief fund. They even threatened those who helped to sell pins; When Consul General Yip was informed of such happenings, he wanted to recall all fund raising agents, but the ministers stopped him.p.3 3) Consul General Yip talked to a reported of the World (Global)Newspaper boutthe unpleasant situation on Jan. 28 when the religious associations were trying to sell pins and raise relief funds for draught in China. He said that such ignorant behaviour of the unemployed could generate bad feelings between China and Canada. He said that such public fund raising drives were not the idea of the Chinese government. It was the eagerness and benevolence of the religious societies to help.4) Chinese Shingle Workers of Canada: New West: there was a regulation among the Chinese Shingle Workers to go on strike if the wage did not reach the quota. However, the workers in New West, ignored the regulation and worked for a low wage due to the "depression". However, they weee afraid that the Vancouver workers might want revenge, as a result they sought police protection. Now, police were keeping close surveillance around a hotel area where most of the Chinese lived.5) Leun Ying Reading Room Cumberland - executive list; president ; Vice
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