Clipped From The New York Times

heyscott Member Photo

Clipped by heyscott

 - crime turn number f ul- either One Siberia who...
crime turn number f ul- either One Siberia who was only was precautions the Through- have has where the the .... ine this of March the that nineteenth assassination also be fear, the revo of ranks. extent Krapotkine were sum of complete attempt lib-' half a easy will receive who native naie owes shown sincere de been extreme passing the The of be on that 'of theiq future sovereign. Cnjh'ESE LABOR FOR THE SOUTH. the RIPLT OF THE "SIX COMPANIES" 8AH FRANCISCO. OF Jfom the San FtancUco Chronicle, April 14,. TVlile the people of California are trying by all lei itlmate methods to check the further influx of t'aeC linese to this -State, the white residents of the Soutl are complaining that tne industries of that aectian of the country were likely to-be materially Injurtd by a lack: of nezro cheap labor. A citizen of this ity is in reeelp. of several letters from the Boats upon the exodus of the negroes. One of these eomnianlcations, dated. Madison Parish, La.. March 21), sirs: "Yesterday a mass-meeting of planters was Bold in this town, to take into eonslderation the belt Biode of replacing in some mauner the colored lason xnai naa recently left here for Kansas I .. : .J "ii.:. . , . xuuiifiB, BUv4 yaio. Aiier some aiscussion It wss eemea aavisauie to pat ourselves lneommunlca-tidn rith the Chinese Mx Companies of San Franeis-ex ii order to ascertain if thev eould not supply our need with an Importation of coolie laborers. It was aieo aeciaea requisite xo request jroa, Sir, to act aa agent in tne matter and give the umpaniea a full descrmttnn r tk. aoil fclimate. te., of our lection of the country, its resources, e., aa well as tbe qualifications necessary to tbe kind of work which will be required of the Chinese in the event of theii coming here Aooit l.SOO negroes have lately left these parts and K will require LOOO Chinese to replace them. Any ksslstanee you way be able to render us will be duly appreciated. " liusnediately upon the receipt of this ltt.e ), gentleman to whom it was addressed railed upoa the sjuthorued agent ot the Chinese Six Companies m tews city, ana in tne course or a short consultation receiared the following- information .In nfrn ir. the Husinesi In question : " At present it ii impos- SiDle to obtain the number of Chinese laborers you eqa re lor field work upon tne plantations of Louisiana for tbe following reasons : The Chinese bix Com panles have not the requisite anthority over tbeii people, aa thev do not bring them here nor tnak i contracts to let out their labor to white men or e rporatious. Tie Chinese Slx Companies are Simp ly benevolent societies and nothirg more. The high ratea paid the Chinese for their labor in Cali-forn a, namely, front to $40 per month, which are the ruling prises for ikilled labor, precludes the idea of emigration to the South. Chun labok is also scarce here, and the only manfcer by which the Southern nlsnt. era an obtain the class of laborers their AWm (. i. ' send an agent to Hons Kong, and there 'hire and ran. tract for a sufficient number of Chine tn in.t t. theuk in chartering a ship direct for If tie Chinamen thus hired are well and kindly treated, they will quietly inform their frienda here and In China of tha fact, and advise them likewise to comb on to the South. In Hong Kong contracts ran be ntade with tbe Chinese for a term of from three to fie years at wages from $8 toaUO ner month Suck eoctraeta they will faithfully keen if rir eatett in kind. This class ot labor Is fr aadanany go and come with aa much freedom and as ir say z.aropeaa emigrant to tne C ntted States. Tkel Chinese are the best laborers iu the shop, field. or nptue, aa tney are Kindly disposed toward their emaioyera, sober and honest : but the demand for tneX 7 ',r xee,1 th supply, aa there la not one awsie iiue uunaman in tne state ot CaUJornL Alt are ie mr,A Io plan aad as as - - ness tne to ana To the all of In

Clipped from
  1. The New York Times,
  2. 28 Apr 1879, Mon,
  3. Page 2

heyscott Member Photo

Want to comment on this Clipping? Sign up for a free account, or sign in