The Chinese times
The Chinese times (Vancouver, B.C.)
November 29 Pi 1) A comment on the trips of and to variousplaces in B.C. & Eastern Canada. They were appointed by Chee Kung Tong inSan Francisco, Victoria and Vancouver to fulfill the following:(a) to propagate the constitution that was drawn up in the 3rd general convent- ion;(b) to sell bonds for Tai Tung Newspaper;(c) to raise funds and recruit shreholders for building of Chee Kung Tong in Vancouver.P3 2) The editor of Chinese Times talked to a Canadian about the proposal offorbidding the Chinese to employ female Indian and whites. That Canadian asserted that if such a law was enforced, the economy of the Chinese would be greatly affected since this not only applied to Chinese owned restaurants and stores, but also hotels, fish shops and farms. All Chinese and Chinese associations should get together to protect their rights.3) CBA Vancouver. Theassociation, together with a number of Chinese merchants held a banquet to welcome the vice ambassador, , enroute toChina. The secretary of the Chinese embassy in U.S. who was visiting Vancouver also joined the banquet. Speeches were made by them and also Consul General Lim and the president of CBA, . Theybrought up the question of the provincial government's proposal of forbidding the Chinese to employ Indian and white women.4)n 2 Chinese were arrested £3r keeping drugs.5) Chee Kung Tong Vancouver . A meeting would be held to discuss the funeral of its former executive.6) CBA Victoria. Since the proposal about the prohibition of the Chinese from employing female Indians and whites had been ready k^ by provincial govern- ment a second time and a third reading would take place soon, CBA had been very active in gaining support from the public in protesting this. Letters wer sent to the legislative council members, Consul General Lim and the head Chinese ambassador in Ottawa. Consequently, , who drew up the proposal had agreed to postpone the 3rd reading for 10 days and that a negotiation would be arranged with the Chinese representatives. P3 6) The H.Q. elected , & as therepresentatives to advertise the campaign for protest. At the same time, Consul General Litn was requested to gather all members of the branch associatic in Vancouver to discuss the protest and elect representatives to go to Victoria with him to negotiate with the B.C. premier, chief legislative councillor and . (The Chinese believed that the new paoposalwas even harsher than the previous one as in 1919 because the Indians were included in the term.)7) Dart Coon Club Victoria. An announcement was made on Nov. 28 urging all members to be generous and cooperate when &came to raise funds.8) Chee Kung Tong (Prince Rupert). The president announced his going back to China owing to some urgent personall matter. He would be replaced by . He further thanked Chee Kung Tong in Prince Rupert and Dart Coon Club in Vancouver and his friends for giving him farewell parties.9) thanked his clan members and friends for raising funds for his medical treatment. (He had been attacked by a Canadian and after leaving the hospital, he still had to be looked after by the Chinese physician
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