Harper’s Weekly, July 9, 1881, page 447 (News Briefs)
The outcry against Chinese cheap labor has been raised in Sydney, New South Wales. The trades and labor organizations have protested against further Chinese immigration. A petition has been presented to the Mayor asking him to call a public meeting to take steps to check the influx, and the Premier has telegraphed to the British authorities in China for information as to the cause of the unusual tide of immigration to Australia.

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