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The Singapore Free Press and Mercantile Advertiser, 19 May 1893

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THE Singapore Free Press AND MERCANTILE ADVERTISER. fl IKD SERIES. SINGAPORE, FRIDAY, 19 m MAY, 1893. DAILY ISSUE. No 1,761 H E the Governor is expected to arrive ia Singapore in the Sea Belle, on Sunday morning, at daylight. y nt M M Co 's steamer Sydney left Colombo at

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Posada 26 French Vermouth, 6.50 PENINSULAR AND ORIENTAL STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY. O-r:i- -Col'.yer Quay. Wharves, New Harbour. UAIL v-; I-iNES. y.., 1 itcaunCH may be expected to arrive 0ut- f.-.e Singapore homewards as follows: ;'AARD. HOMEWARD. riftO- kS>3RosetT.i M« »g*K, Oriental May jiv Peninsu'a* Ravmna ]une iath. Halwa j'-.n. Rohiiia

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WORDDEUTSCHER LLOYD BREMEN. Imperial Gkrman Mail. The fast and we" known steamers of this line run regularly between Brtmerhaven and Shanghai, calling en ruute at Antwerp, Southampton, Genoa, Naples, Port Said, Suez, Aden, Colombo, Singapore ana Hongkung. In Connection wjth the arrivals and departures of these mail steamers the Company's

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DE KONINKLIJKE PAKETVAART For Bornbo Ports via Bawean Sourabaya I^l^/^TSCHAPPIJ. Every four weeks a steamer runs in this direction takinir direct cargo and passengers to Handier(Under contract Ind.a pdo p assir and J otie Agents at Singapore Ship Agency, late Cnce Every six weeks a steamer is dis--1 DAENDELS &Co

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PREVENTION OF CHOLERA AND DIARRHOEA. The purity of Wa- ter used for drinking purposes is absolutej ly imperative." Many waters though palatable are anyj thing but pure. Water which has been previously boiled is generally recommended, but Distilled Water is the purest obtainable and Soda Water made with it can

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Posada i Port, Corte, 0.00 ■LJONGKONG AND SHANGHAI xx BANKING CORPORATION. PAID-UP CAPITAL JlO.OOOOOO RESERVE FUND XXXXX00 RESERVE LIABILITY OF PROPRIETORS 1 10,000,000 Court ok Directors. Chairman— H. HOPPI US, Esq. Deputy Chairman— C. J. HOLI.IDAV. John S. Laprix, Esq. J. S. M*>sts, Esq. Carl [avtzen, Esq. D. R. Bassoon.

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NEW YORK LIFEJ INSURANCE COMPANY. Puros £23,661,8867 Heavy Reduction in Kates. New plan life policies on Kuropcan lives in the j Straits. ■HJTTFARCKEN Co.. Agents. lan. t. NORTH BRITISH AND MERCANTILE INSURANCE COMPANY. ROYAL EXCHANGE ASSURANCE HAMBURG-MAGDEBURG FIRE INSURANCE COMPANY. *T*HE underaqgned, Agents fat lh« abov* Co:n--1 paint-, are prepared

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Posada Wines as Bupp v DACiriC MAIL STKAMSHIP" x COMPANY AND QCCIDEN PAL AND ORIENTAI w STEAMSHIP COMPANV. I .1: kets gra Fr 11 1 tnd '■> r ot 5u unetc, lao s 1 ol the ab we i'u-. Special Armv. Savy, and Civil Servi applic ttion. rai > he

LLOYD'S SHIPBUILDING RETURNS. [ARTICLE]

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LLOYD'S SHIPBUILDING RETURNS. r:• m p Returns compiled by LloydA ;<__. jtet oi Shipping, it appears that, excluding Warships, there were 354 W-S-l- j 559 toaa g' l under con.struction in the United Kingdom at the close of the loarte. ended }is* March. 1893. Com- rt n- T the present

THE HOME RULE BILL. [ARTICLE]

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THE HOME RULE BILL. 7 e-dbk our readers to appreciate the j .tnpo-ar.ee of clause and the pendent clauses j and 4. we print below a summary «f thai -.rt of the biß which deals with the Lege at.ve Authority B. ike "Ast clause it is provided that there shall

BRITISH SUBJECTS AND THE GOVERNMENT. [ARTICLE]

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BRITISH SUBJECTS AND THE GOVERNMENT. A Poi icy of Insurance. The Malacca Rifle Club are hoping to be able to arrange for the loan, through the Colonial Government, of a few MartiniHenry rifles And as we have been consulted on their behalf, we desire to say that from the point

SINGAPORE VOLUNTEER ARTILLERY. Corps Orders. [ARTICLE]

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SINGAPORE VOLUNTEER ARTILLERY. Corps Orders. Head Quarter Orri.e, Singapore, igth May, 1893--1. Orderly Officer for ensuing week; Lieut. St. Clair. 0.-eil/ Sergeant for ensuing week Sergt. Benjafield. 2 Parades Wednesday, 5.13 p.m.— Maxim Gun-drill. Dress plain clothes. Thursday, 5.13 p.m.— Do. Do. Friday. v»5 P m D „f )o--9.00 p.m.

THE WRECK OF THE s.s. " PERAK." [ARTICLE]

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THE WRECK OF THE s.s. PERAK." It appears that this steamer touched the bank at th mouth of the Kedah river ab>ut 7.15 p.m. on Thursday last. The rudder became unshipped and the steamer unmanageable almost immediately. The Perak was then driven ashore by the strong wind and very high

THE LEPROSY COMMISSION. [ARTICLE]

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THE LEPROSY COMMISSION. The Report drawn up in 1891 by the Leprosy Commissioners who visited India at the instance of the Committee of the National Leprosy Fund, has been examined by a Special Committee of the latter body i thus composed Nominated by the Executive Committee of the National Leprosy

THE AUSTRALIAN CRASH. [ARTICLE]

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THE AUSTRALIAN CRASH. The National Observer, under the heading A Prodigal Daughter," alludes to the earlier of the Australian Bank collapses and the reconstruction policy which is relied on as the present way of salvation. With reference to the la'ter. after speak- j ing of the sanguine hopes of the

ON THE SIAMESE FRONTIER. [ARTICLE]

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ON THE SIAMESE FRONTIER. (L' Independence Tonkinoise, 4th May.) M. Dufrenil, vice-resident, instructed by the Governor-General on his arrival at Hue, to direct French actio 1 in the Laotian districts, telegraphs on the 29th April, that he had just occupied, without striking a blow, the Siamese post of Ho-Sang, the

Shipping. (May 19.) [ARTICLE]

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Shipping. (May 19.) Tonnage has been offering less plentifully dur- J ing the past week, and homeward rates are conse- I quently rather steadier although there is no material advance. For London, via Canal, Bag Goods have been booked at 17/6, but 20/- is now asked. Bale Gambier and Peppers

At the Principal Hotels. [ARTICLE]

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At the Principal Hotels. Raffles Hotel. Mr. A. P. Niewkamp Mr. H. Daunt Mr. E. H. Bell Li.ut.-Col. Cnard, v.c, Mr. T. K. Ross ke. Mr. J.M. Murray Mr. Mrs. M.Stephens j Mr. E. W. S. Morten and family Mr. E. R. Kotk Mr. <".. Tlieod ulu i- Mr. F.

EXCHANGE. [ARTICLE]

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EXCHANGE. (CoRRBCTED LP TO Ma. 19 On London. Bank 4 1 s 29. d.i-tand 2. j Private credits tm s 29_ lf ...-rii-- 3m s 29t credits 0 m 5... 29j Os India. Bank demand 223J On Honukonu. Batik demand 1% dis. On Java. Bmk demand 1.64 Private 30 d/s

PRODUCE. [ARTICLE]

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PRODUCE. (Mat 19.1 3660 Gambier do. Cube No.i 10.75 do. do. No. 2 92 5 Pepp.r, Black (ordinary S'pore) „905 do. White. (Fair L/W=-5%) 15. Nutmegs 150s to the lb.) 82. Mace (Banda) 80. Cloves (Amboina) 23. Bai Coffee (107. Blacks) 36. I Tapioca, small pearl (Fair quality) 410 do.

CLEARANCES. [ARTICLE]

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CLEARANCES. Hecate, Brit, str., Payne, for Bangkok. Strathdee, Brit, str, Pattie, for 110 Ho and Shantung, Bnt. str., Framplon, tor Sourabaya via ports. Teck. Seng Clan, Job. sir., Miller, For Bagan via ports. Calypso, Brit, sir., Howry, Deh. Sommerh-lii, Ger. su., Petersen, for Olehck, Colombo and Hamburg. I Kian Ann,

Passengers Arrived. [ARTICLE]

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Passengers Arrived. May 18.— Per 117..' tVthe Wisp. Dr. and Mrs. Basscha, Mr. Tregan. May 19.— Ter Lightning Miss M. K. Warrack, Mr. McCulloch, Mr. J. K. TnrfSord, Mr. Shooker. From Penang.— Mr. Joseph, Mr. K W. Ma.w.il, Mr. Wilson. Per Perse Mr. Jackson Millar, Mr. R. W. Dunn. Per

Passengers for Straits Settlements VESSELS EXCEPTED. [ARTICLE]

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Passengers for Straits Settlements VESSELS EXCEPTED. fe Per Britannia, from London, April _8. Mr. gj. W. Fdie. From Brindisi to Pet ang. Mr. F. HF. D. Thorold, Mr. and M-s. Mais, Mr. W. C. Melsom Per Sydney, from Marseilles, April 30. Mr. and Mrs. Oppen, Miss Roensch, Mr. VV. Roer.sch.

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QCEAN STEAM SHI A COM LA. N Th>- Company .team red d fri Livi i po<d--tw-toa for Straits and China and fn homewards for Load on every iveefc ad tv commodation tor first md third i I ryinga Sareeoa and Su twarden Throogfa Bills «f La ling are i I

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HONGKONG WEATHER TELEGRAMS. Barometer, reduced to 32 degrees I-ahreaaj h.it, and to the level of the sea in inches teflfl| and hundredths. JM Temperature, in the shade in degrees, Pan* renheit. Humidity, in percentage of saturation, the humidity of air saturated with moisture beipg 100. Direction of Wind, to two

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SHARE LIST MkY tgth 1 Pong "ip S'hai Bank. In% Seller, prem. |io.«io.ooo§looor>.«io po/x* 12s I'-. i.j P^tar l>ock. JifioSales. i .5,,, 1 5^00 leu i^iop... a D I pren W,v> nV v Mar >Hir Oodc Co. 130 Last sa#v. -,V' 0*» »,«^g i<« roo tj Prv. '< vrr Dock