The Chinese times
The Chinese times (Vancouver, B.C.)
March 27P.3 1) News from Ontario: the city council in London Ontario had set up a law to have all curtains and little rooms in Chinese restaurants taken out. The Chinese restauranters then appealed to Ambassador Yeung who went to London to negotiate. The aldermen then intended to retain the little rooms, but insited on pulling down all curtains because there might be couples drinking behind curtains. In addition, there was a law in Kingston prohibiting burning charcoal or coal in stores, companies or restaurants dueing the winter. The restauranters became desperate and appealed to Ambassador Yueng who would go to Kingston after heP.3 1) finished the case in London Ontario.2) News from in Ontario: was south of Toronto nearthe Niagara falls. There ware quite a lot of Chinese workers working for the local factories. This had already aroused jealousy among the labour union. There was eventually a fight on March 17, when there were 3 teams of white men trying to molest the Chinese pedestrians. There were 15-16 Chinese being beaten; one was heavily wounded and sent to the hospital. The police however were unable to settle the riot. On Mrch 18, the Chinese community requested help from Ambassador Yeung. Since he was in London, the Vice Ambassador (Chiu) immediately called the sheriff and city council of to givefull protection to the Chinese community. In the meantime, the mob was suppressed and the organiz^er was arrested. He was eventually put into prison for 6 months. (The origin of the mob behaviour was that a Chinese had followed a female white into a bus station which aroused discontent among some white onlookers who thought it was immoral and impolite. They thus started to beat the Chinese and evenutally the riot spread
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