Newspaper Article - 27 February 1914 - reference to Chinese
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Sidney and Islands Review, 27 February 1914, Page 1.
"While blasting for the paving of the new road a Chinaman was recently killed. He had run for shelter to a fir tree and was standing behind another man when the blasts went off. The latt...
Newspaper Article - 2 September 1915 - reference to Chinese
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Sidney and Islands Review, 2 September 1915, Page 4.
"There is now in the neighborhood of 350 white men and about 50 Chinamen employed on the works at James Island. The contractors are certainly rushing things over there and are working day...
Newspaper Article - 4 May 1922 - poem about Wong
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Sidney and Islands Review, "Wong Thanks James Island Rhymer", 4 May 1922, Page 1.
"Wong Thanks James Island Rhymer
Some fella, Sidney paper, lite 'bout old Wong,
Tellum 'bout him cleanum windows -- allee same song.
Newspaper Article - 13 January 1927 - Chinese person drowned
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Sidney and Islands Review, 13 January 1927. Page 2.
"Believe Chinaman Drowned
A Chinaman named Wong, emplayed by Lt.-Col. Harvey on Knapp Island, is believed to have been drowned returning from Sidney to Knapp Island Friday night! Wong car...
Newspaper Article - 10 February 1927 - Chinese New Year
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Sidney and Islands Review, 10 February 1927, Page 3.
"The Chinese New Year celebrations went off with a bang locally. The fireworks display in Chinatown on Tuesday evening were quite spectacular."
Newspaper Article - 10 December 1925 - reference to Chinese
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Sidney and Islands Review, 10 December 1925, Page 5.
"Notes By The Way by OBSERVER
An anti-Oriental society in Victoria is advocating the return to all Chinese who desire to return to China all their head-tax. This has been advocated befor...
Newspaper Article - 17 September 1925 - reference to Chinese
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Sidney and Islands Review, 17 September 1925, Page 5.
"While many of our residents have been telling one another how good a place North Saanich would be for the greenhouse business, it remains for a Chinese Company to invest the money and bu...
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Chinese basket with rectangular base, sides flare outward to an almost circular top. Top is open. Bamboo construction with base and ribs of thicker bamboo. Top rim is reinforced with four rows of thicker bamboo, body of basket is woven or narrow b...
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Basket with rectangular base and circular top. Recorded information "Chinese Basket. Made of Bamboo and cane". Top rim is wrapped with lighter coloured material--probably bamboo. Base is woven in a rectangular shape with a reinforcement ...
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Clear glass bottle, circular base sealed with cork and wax at mouth. Contains a fine powder of brown-cinnamon colour. Paper label printed with Chinese characters on side.
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Squat shaped pottery bottle or jug glazed with a brownish-black glaze. Chinese characters in raised lettering under glaze. p. 99-100, "Commonly called Tiger Whiskey Jug, this contained Ng-Ka-Py (like Saki)." Vol. 2. Western Canadian Bott...
Basket and Lid
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Rectangular basket with cover in the form of another similar basket which covers it completely. Woven in this shape, with a support provided only by a thick rim indicating that probably the basket was steamed or shaped over a form to obtain the re...
Newspaper Article - 16 June 1921 - Chinese caught with opium
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“Was Fined Four Hundred Dollars – Ah Chung Found Guilty of Violation of the Drug Act; Premises Raided by Provincial Constable Agassiz. -- Police court is quite a rare occurrence in Sidney, and quite a large crowd of spectators gathered at the co...
Newspaper Article - 6 December 1912 - Chinese gored by bull
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“Chinaman Gored To Death By Bull – Town Pung, a well-known Chinaman in the district as a farmer, also as a charcoal burner, was gored by a bull on Friday last and died as the result in the hospital on Saturday.
The bull belongs to Mr. J. B. Knowle...
Newspaper Article - 24 February 1916 - Chinese found dead
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Body of Chinese Boy Found In Roberts Bay – While Fishing Boys Make Gruesome Find and Report to Police.
On Sunday afternoon last Constable McDonald received a telephone message from a residence on Robert’s Point informing him that the body of a Chi...
Newspaper Article - 21 September 1922 - Chinese boy born
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James Island News Items ….
Our “Jeff,” whose real name is believed to be “Yung Yeu,” and who has already three or four Yung Yeus, has now a still younger Yung Yeu, born last Wednesday – a very fine boy.
Newspaper Article - 26 December 1913 - Chinese wedding
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We in British Columbia have a great many Chinamen living here with us, but there are very few Chinese women amongst them owing to the stringent immigration laws. A Chinese wedding, therefore, when it does occur, creates quite a little excitement ...
Newspaper Article - 8 October 1941 - memoriam for Chinese
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Home Call Of Wong See, Affectionately Known As ‘Black Jack’
By Edith A. Mason.
I am sure many will miss the friendly smile of Wong See, his kindly ways had crept into the hearts of many people. I was so pleased to learn some loving hands have pro...