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[British Columbia Packers Association contract] Wong, Bing Dec 8, 1905

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 Cable: Address PACKERS"
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made in duplicate at Vancouver, B. C,
, A.D. 190
Between ^vr^y >&«?
of ■yVt^/r~*~r~z^'L> Z, B. C, in the Province of British Columbia, hereinafter called the parties
of the first part, and THE BRITISH COLUMBIA PACKERS ASSOCIATION, of New
Jersey and British Columbia, hereinafter called the parties of the second part.
1KHitttS6S6tb, that the said parties of the first part, in consideration of the covenants on the
part of the said parties of the second part hereinafter contained, hereby covenants and agree to
and with the parties of the second part in the manner following, that is to say:—"'/*.
That they will, at any and all times during the canning season of 190,T , supply to the parties
of the second part all skilled labor required by them or their manager at their Cannery on
Ct£t£^a   6t>unyK. calljed . Cannery
in the work of making such cans as are required, and for the purpose of packing their salmon and
doing all the work in and about the Cannery required to be done as hereinafter mentioned by the
parties of the first part.
That they will, when and as required by the parties of the second part, or their manager,
from time to time and without delay, proceed to the above mentioned Cannery with a sufficient
number of skilled workmen, and make and have ready for use as required as many salmon tins
as may be required by and to the satisfatcion of the manager for the parties of the second part
for the time being.
That they will at any and all times during the canning season of 190 3 , take from the wharf
and from scows alongside wharf, all tools and material landed there, including tin cans, coals, firewood and charcoal, also take the fish from the fish scows or steamboats at the wharf, prepare fish
for canning, fill cans (all one pound cans to weigh not less than 21 ounces standard weight), cook
and properly test, lacquer cans so filled and label same, pack in cases,' nail the same, and make
ready for shipment, and that they will also do all repairing to coppers and other tools used and re-
quired by them in the execution of all the aforesaid work. >; '•'•"
That they will at all times during the progre ss of the said work use all diligence and care in
putting up the said salmon, and do all in their power to make the same of the best marketable
value, and do all the said work as aforesaid in a workmanlike manner under the direction and
supervision and to the entire satisfaction of the manager of the Cannery for the time being.
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And the parties of the second part, in consideration of the covenants of the said parties of the
first part hereinbefore contained, do covenant and agree with the said parties of the first part as
follows:— That they will furnish all necessary material and tools for the work, carry and land same on
wharf, or in scows alongside wharf.
That they will pay to the parties of the first part for all the said work to be done by them as
aforesaid as follows, subject to the deductions mentioned, viz:—
Deductions fop all Cans Supplied
Ready-made pep Case.
.... vTy. .cents for each case of 48 cans of     "Tails" 1      lb. ...........    cents
96
48
96
48
96
48
"Tails"    y-z lb.
"Flats" 1 lb.
"Flats"    y2 lb.
"Ovals" 1 lb.
"Ovals"    Y* lb.
"Squats" 1 lb.
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.../•*. cents per 1,000 cans maaam
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addition to the above shall be paid on all Salmon labeled.     ^,
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Payment to be made as follows
£L C   per cent of contract price when can-making completed.
off per cent, of contract price on each t5~0-o cases of canned salmon ready for shipment
up to a total of i*>~0"&-& cases, and the balance one month after shipment from the said cannery
of all the season's pack.
The parties of the first part to pay to the parties of the second part
and ./'£" r for      'A, ffd*s&-**
empty cans now on hand at the Cannery and which may be filled by the said parties of the first part,
for each and every
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and all hand-made empty cans remaining in stock at the close of the season to be paid for by the parties of the second part at the same rate.
And::it is mutually, agreed between the parties hereto and provided that if the work shall not
be commenced and proceeded with to the satisfaction of the parties of the second part or their
manager for the time being, it shall be lawful for the said parties of the second part, or their manager as aforesaid, to give notice requiring the parties of the first part.to enter upon and regularly
proceed with the said work, and in case the said parties of the first part shall immediately after
notice be given make default in commencing or regularly proceeding with the said work, the parties
of the second part may employ any other workmen by contract or otherwise, and pay them out of
the money remaining due~to the parties of the first part, and the parties of, the first part shall be
liable for all losses that the parties of the second part may sustain through want of sufficient labor
to carry on the work in the Cannery for the season 190 <&.
That in case the manager for the time being shall disapprove of any of the labogf/^pr workmen, the parties of the first part shall be obliged to remove them and substitute others;
In the event of any dispute arising between the parties of the first part and the parties ot0the
second part concerning any of the matters aforesaid, the parties of the first part shall and will''abide
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by, observe, perform, fulfill and keep, and in all things obey the decision, in writing, of the manager for the time being.
That if more than three cases in each one thousand are rejected by the manager for the time
being of the said Canneries, the said parties of the first part shall pay to the parties of the second
part an amount equal to the market value of good salmon for all salmon improperly packed or unfit
for use for all excess over said allowance, and that the said parties of the second part shallnot be
bound to pay for any work rejected by the manager of the said Cannery. And the parties of the
first part shall pay to the parties of the second part a rebate of 25 per cent, of market value of good
salmon for all light cans caused by imperfect filling, and the parties of the first part undertake that
"fresh water leaks" shall be mended and the process of cooking completed on the -same day in
which the preserving process of the same has been commenced; and that "do-overs" shall not be
allowed to accumulate, but shall be dealt with and completed to the satisfaction of the "manager for
the time being within twenty-four hours from the time they are set aside; and the parties of the
first part further undertake to be responsible for any shortage which may. appear as between the
quantity of tinplates and other material supplied and the number of cases packed.
The parties of the second part shall furnish /<- cords of wood for the China Me^Ehouse
for the season of 190 ■ , and no more.
The parties of the second part shall provide and pay the wages of one fireman, one bath-room
overseer, and one night-watchman   ,=, ,_.      ... r ,_,
all other labor in and around the Cannery to be p aid for by the parties of the first part.
fUJL   l*yLZCe^  frtCL^-* /to em^&JUL y£i£&L*-^ Orf£j6 <n^is£€2 ^«% rfLx. ^a^A.
L e., to the Cannery
The parties of the first part agree to pack at least /y&s cases 1 lb. or cases
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y lb. yc<Z/,Z> (96 to case) per day, or failing which, in the event of fish being on hand, they shall
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pay to the parties of the second part the sum of    Z ■ —        cents per case on any shortage below.
these quantities.
PROVIDED ALWAYS, and it is hereby EXPRESSLY STIPULATED and agreed, anything hereinbefore contained to the contrary notwithstanding, that the parties of the first part
shall not be entitled to call upon the parties of the second part for the performance of this contract
in case of fire or flood, or in case the run of salmon shall not be sufficient to warrant carrying out
the work, and that in any event this contract shall bind the parties of the second part only in so far
as in their judgment or that of their manager, which is to be taken as final and conclusive, the run
of salmon shall justify the continuance of the canning operations.
And •(ii¥'$ik'event of the said parties of the first part selling, disposing of, or causing to be sold
or disposed of,' whisky or any other intoxicating liquor to white men or Indians during the fishing
seasoji. of 190 b ,,they shall forfeit and pay the sum of One Hundred Dollars to the parties of the
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The parties of the second part agree to advance to the parties of the first part on their promissory note, a sum not exceeding /<ie ' "^ for the purpose of engaging experienced
Chinese, and said advance is to be deducted from the payments to be made under this agreement,
with interest at the rate of            per cent, per annum.
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3 It 1KIlitnC60 XKUbCreOf,  the said parties of the first part and second part have hereunto
set their hands the day and year first above written.
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