The Chinese times
The Chinese times (Vancouver, B.C.)
July 20 p.2 1) The CBA Van. announced on July 20 that the association had decided to use theold voting method for elections. However, there were only a few candidatesregistered for the July 27th election. Moreover, Chee Kong Tong andhad requested the CBA to set a day beforethe election to decide on the electionsystem. So, the CBA assigned July 21 to be the day for discussion; it was hopedthat the Chinese community culd reppond to it enthusiastically. (The 2 requestsby Chee Kong Tong and were posted for reference. Chee Kong Tongrequested the CBA to use the last year's proposals by and NingYeung association as referred to alter the election system.in the letter attacked CBA of not consenting to the popular votes during theexecutive meeting and adopting thelocality representation system.2) The mayor had received a letter from the Shingle United Association to accusethe gambling atmosphere of Chinese workers. The letter stated that the Chineseworkers wasted too much time on gambling and neglecting work. Thus, the shinglecompanies were having difficulty in finding workers. It was thus decided that thepolice would clear out gambling in Vancouver.3) A Chinese was arrested for keeping opium. He was put into prison for 3 months andgiven $250 fine. If he had no money, he would stay in prison for extra 3 months
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