The Chinese times
The Chinese times (Vancouver, B.C.)
February 4P.3 1) The genuine Chinese overseas students could easily claim their $500 head tax ifthey wanted to return to China - got back his through the ChineseEmbassy.2) The candidates for Chee Kong Tong in New Westminster were elected on Feb. 3 and the final election would be Feb. 10th.3) H.Q. in Vancouver announced that the association had bought a building at 136 Fender Street and it was hoped that the members would donate.4) died on Feb. 1st.P.2 5) The history of as a founder of the CBA in Van. Initially,the Chinese community in Van. was under the administration of CBA in Vic. When came to Vancouver «s a merchant, he joined with ,, etc. intending to buy a piece of land for an independent self government base in Vancouver. Later in Nov. 1899, a piece of land was bought for $3500 under the name of , but this piece of land was to be the Chinese public property. It eventually became the ground of CBA. At that time, all exit fees went to the H.Q. in Vic., as a result united 25stores and set up 30 shares ( ); he was able to get $1500, together with $2000 loan from the whites, they cashed (paid cash) for that land. A building was thus established with the 2nd floor as a conference room and ground floor as the hospital. was chosen as president, asvice-president and as secretary. In 1900, they against set up 21shares and raised $1260 for the development for association.was president for 5 consecutive years. On 1904 he resigned and succeeded him
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