THE CHINESE QUESTION.
[bt telegraph.] Invercargill, To-day. At the largest meeting ever held in Riverton, the question of checking the Chinese immigration was discussed, and a scries of resolutions were adopted, to the effect that the Government be petitioned to adopt remedial measures* and apply some regulations to the intercolonial steamers and to foreign vessels in regard to the inspection by the health officer of any Chinese on board; that they befumigated, together, with their effects; that captains and owners of vessels be held responsible for the importation of diseased Chinamen; and that all Chinese in the colony and to arrive pay a tax of L2O yearly, and that the co-operation of other districts interested be solicited. : '
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 364, 7 June 1881
THE CHINESE QUESTION. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 364, 7 June 1881
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