Some Opposition To Japs Looms Taber District

(From Our Own Correspondent)

TABER, Jan. 23 — Rumors that Ottawa proposed to remove all Japanese in B.C. to the interior provinces, presumably prairie areas, has aroused considerable interest here, and stiff opposition, with plans for public protest, has already developed in some quarters, unless Japanese removed thus are placed in isolated camps and provided for by Ottawa so that they do not compete with labor, industry or business, carried on by white races.

Irrigation officials and some beet growers say there is a shortage of labor looming, and the removal of Japs here would solve this. Those opposed deny a shortage, and opinion is divided.

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