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The Straits Times, 17 August 1897

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The Straits Times. ESTABLISHED: JB3l. SINGAPORE, TUESDAY, AUGUST 17, 1897. NO." 19,304.

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rf«l BOBNKO COMPANY. LIMITED ,}<<IIE Sfmauti lit* l«mw» Manrioh U»ioe Fir* liuannoa Society •Mm k*nna<» ConipMy (Fir-). ii,, BquiuH* Lif« AimumiKW Sodcty. i>. ««u. Marta* laMrasw Comp.ny. r,, i-h.n. MntMl »mm NaTigati.n Compuy. ,i,. |>t*Mk»" I*9" B Company Tt lUntisM lintun CompMy. l.imitwl. Kor pwtienlem o* ">"*> Coopuixn, Me tho

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d_ BUCHANAN WHISKY '"'^Wh IQ TLJCT DCOT BOIK IMPORTERS Kk4A^!™ IO I rIL DCO I KATZ BROB, BOLD BY ALL LICENSED SPIRIT DEALERS. LIMITEDi SAMK AS SUPPLIED TO THK HOUSES OF LORDS AM) COMMONS AND TO ALL GOOD LcONDON CLUBS. 31/1^ IiEOISTERED HELIOS" I MANILA CIGARS > f^»^y 385<4 MADB

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OCEAN STEA.M SHIP COMPANY EAST INDIAN OCEAN STEAM SHIP COMPANY, Ltd. AND NEDERLAN DOCHE STOOMVAART MAATSCHAPI'I.I OCEAAN. The Company's steamers arc desp.'itched ficini Liverpool outwards for the Straite. China, nnd Japan, and from Japan hour wards for London every ten days, and have accommodation for third class passengers only. The

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INSURANCES THE STRAITS INBURANCK COMPANY, LIMITED. established 1883. Head Office, Singapore. Capital Fully Subscribed 55,000,000 Capital Paid-up (JOO.OOO Reserve Funds 163,220 Balance of Working Account to Slst December, 1896 SB4,Bttf Cash Assets at 31st December, 1896 1,8»4,M6 A. 8. MURRAY, Secretary A Underwriter ripHE CHINA TRADES JL COMPANY, LIMITED. Capital

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INSUkANCES. CANTON INSURANCE OFIICI LIMITED. Capital Subacribcu $2,600,(iu0. Amount paid up eot),000. Reserve fund .1.200.UU0 Head Orrics, Hohokoko. The undoreiifned, haring been appoistud A»;,iiti of the above Company, ar« prepared to tccept Marine Kiaks at current rates. A Bon .is is annually paid to all contribntora of bu-ine-a whether shareholders

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BANKS. THE NATIONAL BANK OF CHINA LIMITED. Authorised Capital £-1,000,000 Subscribed Capital 600,000 Hkad Orrics Hongkong. 1 COURT OF DIRECTORB:— D. Gillies, Esq. Chan Kit shag. Esq. H. Stolterfoht, Esq. Chow Tung Shan, Esq. i Kwan Hoi Chuen, Esq. Chief Manaoh: Oeo. W. F. riayfair. Interest on Fixed Deposits, For

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A BAD COLD QUICKLY CURED. I TAKE ph>a.,.ire. in testifying to tha Bfflcacy of Chamberlain's Cough Remedy. I had a very severe cold on my lungs that caused much soreness and ga»* me much uneasine^c, i n regard to the result. A local agent oatled mv uttontlon to Chamberlain's Cough

COMMERCIAL. [ARTICLE]

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COMMERCIAL. HimiiPOßi, 17th At'ortr, 1807. I I'RonrcE. i (Hates are eorrecttti to one p.m.) < Jaml.ier 6.15. 3opra Kali 6.80. ■In I'nntianak 6.80. Pepper, Black, 16 40. do White, (5%) 29.00. *ago Flour Sarawak, 2.90. do Brunei 3.30. Pearl Sago 3.40. Coffee, Bali, picked SS.OO. Coffee Palemhang, picked 89.00. Coffee,

SHARES WANTED. [ARTICLE]

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SHARES WANTED. Municipal Debentures 6%. Do. Do. 6%. Tanjong Pagar Bonds. New Prye Kiver Dock Co. I'unjoms. Straits Ice Co. Maynard Co. Kaubs, Contributory. FOR SALE. Peugerang Planting Shares. SOMERVILLE GUNN, Exchange Share Brokers.

MAILS CLOSE. [ARTICLE]

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MAILS CLOSE. for Per ilr. Time. To-MoKKOvr. Boiop* via ports Thamet, U a.m. 1'ekiiu via ports Far/alia, 8 a.m. UiUilou 1-uiiimk Whatt Uin, I p.m. Siiigon Piccivla, 1 p.m. IVuutiK and Deli Hebe, 2 p.ui. Miniarung A o'baya Ami-. a, 2 p.m. Kremantlu via port* Aiutralind, 2 p.m. 13'iiigkuk Centaur,

MAILS TO ARRIVE. [ARTICLE]

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MAILS TO ARRIVE. Kicom hlKoen: -Hy tlie Herman steamer Mm Heinriclt, duo on Thursday. Lull Singapore l)uu in London Arrive JunoJUth M. M. Julyi'ird July ;«ri July 7th i\ O. Aug 4th Aug. 2nd July 13th M. .\I. Aug7th Aug. 7lh July^Ut V. A 0. Aug 10th Aug. li.tl July

PASSENGER LIST. [ARTICLE]

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PASSENGER LIST. ARRIVALS. Per s. s. Oorijnn from Bangkok Mr. Wilsjn. Per s. Cobenu from Bangkok:— Mrs. Fi:, uud Mr. Uotte. Per s. s. Fantee from Tiingganu Mr. Baldwin. Per a. s. Ohm from M,i ■■.■■--.■u Mr. Colvin. Per B.s. Hebe from Deli Mr. A. Leithin. Per P. 40. 8.9.

THE STRAITS TIMES. TUESDAY, 17th AUGUST,-1897. RENTER'S TELEGRAMS. THE DUEL. [ARTICLE]

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THE STRAITS TIMES. TUESDAY, 17th AUGUST,- 1897. RENTER'S TELEGRAMS. THE DUEL. Established: 1831. PRICE 10 CENTS. [Suliseriptum rate* and advtriinng rait* may be found on tHe fourth page.] rm.NcE Henri's wounds, London, I'ith August. At the duel between Prince Henri of Orleans and the Duke of Turin, there were five

INDIA. [ARTICLE]

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INDIA. THE NEW LOAN The tenders for the Indian loan of thirty millions of rupees amounted to 6»,7J1,506 rupees. The minimum accepted is 98.1, at which 67.20 per cent, of the tenders was received. The average rate of acceptance was 0* rupees, S annas, and 3 88 r>ip«.

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The Straits liiuiget was issued at noon to-day.

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Messrs McAlister Co. advertise Australian salt beef for sale.

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Exchange to-day is down to 1 10^ and silver is quoted at 25^d. This is the low water mark to date.

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Ykstkrday, Mr. H. \V. Sharp, of the firm of Mes.srs. Drew and Napier, was admitted to the Straits Bar.

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Tbe King of Siam has visited Edinburgh, where he attended the wedding of Captain Cumming, of H. M.'s yacht.

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Fifty-seven petroleum ships arrived in the Colony last year, with 562,280 cases of oil, including 218,653 cases from Laugkat.

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A Chinaman named I ,;uu Alt Foh wai found hanging to a tree at Kallang Pudding this morning. He had been unwell and out of work.

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It is stated that the house built by the late Mr. Barney Barnato in Park-lane has been purchased by Sir Kdward Sassoon for XI 00,000.

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The annual general meeting of the Singapore Cricket Club is advertised to bo held in the Tanglin Club on the 20th inst., at 9 p.m.

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Mksbrs. Crane Brothers advertise, an auction uf laud in Rallies Place and Kmnpong Malacca, at their sale-room, on the. 2nd September.

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Thk half-yearly general meeting of the Singapore Kire Insurance Association is advertised to be held at the Exchange Room, on the 27th inst.

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In the British Consular Court, at Bangkok, the other day, a lawyer's bill of costs in a shipping case was cut down from *5,700 to 52,500.

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Thk I'tjuerful, cruiser, Captain tho Hun. II Lambton, was taken into Portsmouth Dockyard on 17th July, to be completed for service on the, China Station.

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Ykstkkday, Messrs. F'owell Co. offered for sale by auction thirty-one hundred dollar fully paid shares in the Siak Timber Company. The shares were sold for IfIQJO each.

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The s. h. Staler will 1«> sold by auction on Thursday next by Messrs. I'owell Co., at their sale-rooms, at 2.:W p.m. The vessel can now be inspected at Tanjong I'agar.

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The Directors of the Eastern Extension, Australasia, and China Telegraph Company have elected Mr. Clement. Sneyd Colvin, C.5.1., a Director of the Company, to till the vacancy caused by the death of Mr. Charles William Earle.

A THEFT. [ARTICLE]

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A THEFT. Tins morning, a Kling boy was an V- ted at a pawnshop in the act of pa wning a pair of shoes. They belonged to a gentlemen at the Raffles Hotel, and the boy attempted to pawn them at the instigation of the owner's dhoby.

RACING. [ARTICLE]

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RACING. There will be a private race at the Race Course to-moirow morning, at 7 o'clock. Distance R. C. The following are the entries -Dr. Lim Boon Keng's Flying Machine, Tan Hup Leone's 'ututnj, Chua Beng Chan's tjueen lite, and Tan Chew Kirn's l.ochiel.

RAFFLES GIRLS' SCHOOL [ARTICLE]

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RAFFLES GIRLS' SCHOOL A (OHUEsroNDt.sr writes —I feelsorry to see that the Rattles Girls' School has lost a great many of its pupil of late. Last Christmas, the girls had to subscribe for their own prizes. This js very bad indeed for the school. The Trustees should inquire into the

FATAL EXPLOSION. [ARTICLE]

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FATAL EXPLOSION. The magazine at the Arsenal Camp, at Shanghai, exploded on Urn :*t li instant. Twelve Chinese were killed, it is Mi|i|«)h.'il that a liigh wind blew duwn a rotten wutch-tuwrr wliich fall on tin- magazine, which wub Iliad with powder and purcuesiou «"ap| il cartridges.

DEATH OF MR. FRANK MAXWELL. [ARTICLE]

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DEATH OF MR. FRANK MAXWELL. We much regret to announce the death of Mr. Frank Maxwell, which has just occurred at Yokohama. The news is rendered the more saddening to the deceased gentleman's family and friends in that only yesterday we had the melancholy duty of recording the death of

OVERWORK. [ARTICLE]

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OVERWORK. Db. Bott, Government Analyst nnd science lecturer, in his official report for last year, says that his department has been and is too overworked to pay much attention to original investigations. The consequence is that the work gone through is not so carefully and thoroughly done as it ought

THE SEA SERPENT. [ARTICLE]

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THE SEA SERPENT. It is reported in the. Times uf India that a sea serpent has been seen off Bassein on the 'iurmacoast. The monster was 80 feet long, pioportionatcly thick, and of a yellowish blue colour. It had two horns, and was sighted by passengers on the Hazara. It

COFFEE HUSK. [ARTICLE]

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COFFEE HUSK. Occasionally orders are received at Colombo from the Persian (iulf ports and Aden for eott'ee. husk, the refuse thrown away after pulping the colfee. It appears that the natives there boil the husk, and use it as ;i kind of tea oi make a preparation and mix it

BAD MONEY. [ARTICLE]

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BAD MONEY. Bom counterfeit one cent pieces have been tested by the Government Analyst. These imitation copper coins were made of a tin and zinc alloy, free from copper, and so varnished as to present all the appearance of a genuine well-worn copper coin. In several instances, counterfeit coins were

SHUFFLING THE CARDS. [ARTICLE]

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SHUFFLING THE CARDS. The Perak Pioneer notes a rumour that the following are the proposed acting arrangements when the KesidentUeneral proceeds on leave at the end of the year:— Mr. Treacher, Resudent(Seneral;Mr. BiMb, Resident, I'erak Mr. Belfield, Resident, Negri Sembilan Mr. Ilewett, Coiuinibsioiier of Lands Mr. Watson, Senior Magistrate, I'e.rak

THE TOWN HALL SCHEME. [LETTER]

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THE TOWN HALL SCHEME. TO THE EDITOR OK THK BTKAITs TIMES Sib, The Singapore Recreation Club has, by a majority of IJ votes, rejected the proposal made by the Permanent Memorial Building Committee, in connection with the new Town Hall scheme. The Committee of the 8. R. C. had decided

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TO THE EDITOR OK THE "MSAIH TIMES Sir,— The S. K. C. have rejected Urn proposal to give tliuni a tint' pavilion and a tine ground, and, in a raihrr contemptible way, have said that they an not prepared to fall into Urn with public opinion on this question of

PAHANG NEWS. [ARTICLE]

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PAHANG NEWS. MINING PROORBSS. From our Cvrretpondtnl. I'ekan, VM Au.juii Mr. Dololab Osborwb, of Kin: a, m just been granted a lease for 60aeie» of mining land in the Raub District adjoining the land at present in thi session of the Raub Australian G o y Mining Company. Mr. Osborne's

ACHEEN. [ARTICLE]

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ACHEEN. Molit 1)1 Till SI Cl h On the -tli in-tant, the Dutch troopl atSegli made a reconnoitring expedition with the toe* Of one killed and one wounded The Aobineaa lost nine kille.l. On the llth, the troops defeated the Achinese m the village of Banibi Sixty of the enemy

HOTEL CHITS. [ARTICLE]

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HOTEL CHITS. action ai COLOMBO, At i meeting of the shareholder- ol the Colombo HotetaCompany.a few days ago, the Chairman announced thai the onil ->-i .-in *v tolie reinetituted, uftei a short trial, at its abolition bad am been found tO work satislactoiily from bllbi ne-s (ailing nil It i-

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NOTICES, NOBEL'S EXPLOSIVES COMPANY, LD. j Manufacturers of DYNAMITE GELIGNITE GELATINE DYNAMITE BLASTING GELATINE DETONATORS EXPORTERS OF: All eijii h or SAFETY FUZE A»D ELECTRIC BLASTING APPARATUS. IHS ABOVE EirLODIVBS, HltlNU ALL MAIIOFA'TUBID IN OUAT BRITAIN, ASS MADt TO TABS THI HIOH STANOABO Or POBITY ADD SAFSTT TBSTS IMPOSED BT

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NOTICES. TOWN HALL, ORANDCHA in (ONCERT. In aid of sr. moHoukte hiimk USSa Till I'ATKOSAi <t F H. E. THE QOVIHNOK 1511 I.ADY MITCHELL. Thursday, 19th August. riMIE following ladies and gentlemen X have kindly promised their valuable assistance. Mrs" Salzma'.n, who will sing Nymphs and Shepln rds," by Purcell,

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LATEST ADVTIRTISEMEN'TS. PRIME AUSTRALIAN SALT BEEF. JV)B SALE, retail If cents per Ib. 1 McALISTER ft Co. ftp BIKOAPOBI CRICKET CLUB. NOTRE. 'PHE InVU fcENEKAI. MIiETINr, will 1 be held in the Tanglin Club, on Friday, the 20th Au(tu«t, hi p.m. Business. To reeehre Uie Committee's n-port biiH he Troasurer's

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FOB UE.NISRAI. SHIPPING NEWS •U PA()E 4.

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M 8. 8. intended for ths Timu thoald fes written <m ons rids of tb* paper only. By the Mrls^t uf that oondition. many M. 8. 8. are r*)*ol*il that mirht otherwise bo pnblithed. All s>l»erti.in» oontraoU ar* rabieot to the oon.litioa that ths Managn mar l*av* the advertwement out

IN JAVA. [ARTICLE]

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IN JAVA. A KNOT MID.] ■ii'luyd, M August. In ,U»«. tln-r«- »r<* two hill stations f,n public favuur. TbsJM tad Suiil.ingalaya. Before g i ,.-.i[. t I-. we nKiili' mui'li wliit-h was reckon**! tinM ixul'l not arrive nt a lumob. Everybody admit-i\-i i- tin- cooler, as Urn higher by a

KUNKE'S APPEAL. [ARTICLE]

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KUNKE'S APPEAL. Ykotumy, Adolf Knnke, who was I at the recent Assizes of criminal misappropriation, and was i to one veer's rigoMtH Inprtsunment, and Rave aotfee of anpeal, applied to the Chief Justice for leave to withdraw bis appeal. His Lordelilp allowed the withdrawal of the appeal, and the prisoner

HONGKONG BRIBERY. [ARTICLE]

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HONGKONG BRIBERY. 4.1 HonAmig, oa the 9th instant, the decision of the Executive Council on the charm at accepting bribes prefer ted ieaiii-t Mr. C. Osmund, first clerk in the KegistrarUeuerals Office, and Sanitary Inspector Hore, was made known. The Council found that both men had failed to exculpate themselves.

COLONIAL BARRISTERS. [ARTICLE]

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COLONIAL BARRISTERS. The Governor of Ceylon has received I despatch from the Secretary of State for the Colonies forwarding the consolidated regulations, of the Four Inns of Court and the following paragraph of the regulations relating to the admission of Colonial Barristers to the English Bar is published for general

NEW PETROLEUM COMPANY. [ARTICLE]

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NEW PETROLEUM COMPANY. Thk prospectus of the Bataviafun Petroleum Exploration Coy. Ltd., with head office at fiatavia, is advertised. The. capital is f. 200,000, iii BOO shares of f. 250, of which ,iM shares have been allotted to the vendors of the concession. 1 he area of tin 1 concession

THE COLLISION IN BANKA STRAITS. [ARTICLE]

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THE COLLISION IN BANKA STRAITS. tiik fhi:m a vk.--i:i. s srouv Tiik French sailing-ship l>" Quttekin arrived at Hoi the 11th instant. This is the ship with wliich the Dutch steamer Upeemnan collided on the 29th July. The captain of the French boat states that he was blamelers in the

DELI NEWS. [ARTICLE]

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DELI NEWS. IETROLEIM A ooHHHHR of the Deli Vourr,mt falls attention to the increasing inquiry for Lanital oil in China, and the Mod for strenuous efforts to meet that demand and thus further Dutch trade there. Ho OomplltlH that, UB Baal Bumatra, too much attention i» paid to lipriiiK and

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THE DYAK POLICE IN ENGLAND THEIR ADVENTURES AND IMPRESSIONS. A <HAT WITR MX. WAHDROP. The British North Borneo Company's I)y;ik Police Contingent, which arrived hero last Friday on the P. and O. steamta ./«/>«», on its return from the Jubilee festivities in England, is still in Singapore, awaiting a favourable

HOME CRICKET. [ARTICLE]

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HOME CRICKET. YOKKSUIKE V. LANCASHIRE. About 21,000 people witnessed the Yorkshire v. Lancashire meeting »t Bradford on Monday (July lUtli) for the benefit of Diivm Hunter, ttie Yorkshire wicket-keeper. The home eleven, who were exceedingly lucky in the matter of catches dropped, returned possession of the wicket all day, and

MAT SALLEH. [ARTICLE]

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MAT SALLEH. HIS POWERS FOB MISCHIEF. The Hongkong Telegraph gives a sketch of the career of Mat Sail eh, the outlaw and murderer, who is now giving the 1 British North Borneo Government so much trouble. Mat Salleh comes of an old piratical stock, but did not rise into prominence

HAVAS TELEGRAMS. [ARTICLE]

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HAVAS TELEGRAMS. Paris, 8th Augutt. An explosion in a cartridge factory at Kustchuk, in Bulgaria, has caused the death of 46 and has injured 00 person*. 9th August. The Emperor and Em proas of Germany have arrived at I'eterhof, St. Petersburg, and have been received with "great ceremony. The Czar,

LADIES' LAWN TENNIS CLUB. [ARTICLE]

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LADIES' LAWN TENNIS CLUB. YE-iTEBDAVS REi^ILTS. BINQLKS. Miss Bogle scr. v. Mi-. M. Bogle Mr. (unfinished). A. DOUBLES. Mr. and Mrs. Reid— 3 v. Mrs. Kerr and Mr. F. D. Mactaggart+3 (unfiuished). B. DOUBLES. Mrs. Somervillo and Mr. Boyd 16 beat Mr. and Mrs. Duwn 16, 6-0, b-3, 0-5.

TIES FOR TO-DAY [ARTICLE]

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TIES FOR TO-DAY SINGLES. Mrs.Sonierville+4 v. Mrs. Adams, ow« 3. DOUBLES. Mrs. Reid and Mrs. Saundcrx, owe 1 v. Madame Brasier tie Thuy and Mi- JeUqr, rec. 18-2. Mrs. Salzninnn ami Mrs. Kynnerslcy, v. Miss Bogle and Miss M. Bogle, eer. B. MIXED DOIBLES— FilHlt. Mr«. Hooper and Mr. Maxwell

TIES FOR TO-MORROW. [ARTICLE]

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TIES FOR TO-MORROW. CHAMPIONSHIP. Mrs. Stokes v. Mrs. Adams. CHAMPIONSHIP PAIRS. Mrs. Rnlzmanu and Cupt. Parsons v. Mr. and Mrs Reid. Mrs. Kvaoersln and Mr. Lovdl, v. Mis* bogle and Surg.-Col. Stakes. And ull unfinished ties.

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VKSSKI.S ADVKIiTISEI) TO HAIL. Kor China and Japan, I'rin: He nri.-h. due 19th An*., Helm Meyer Ac. Pfenang I Calcutta, <-hri i<im, due UtK Ann., Houxte.-iil A Co. .~y.in.-y via ports, BawKfcM. doe Mad Aug., ll.iustea.l A Co. DELIGHTFUL I INVIGO3ATINQ I Condy's Fluid in Tin: i: mii Sup|di'> Olo.x

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KOTICES. JOSEPH BAKER. CojtumoNiß akd Vienna Bkbau Baikr BEGS to inform theLndie* and Oentlemen of Singapore that he has opened a Confectionery and Vienna Dnkery at No. 6. Victoria Street, next to the Convent. Cakes and wedding cakes at moderate charges, and all other different kinds of iake> of the

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j FOR SALE EMPLOYMENTS l TO LET AND PERSONALS. [Ist Tins, lfi cents a line; 2nd and 3rd timea, 10 cents a line; 4th to 6th timea, S cents a line; 7th to 18tb- timea, S ceota a 1 line afterward*, 2 cents a line but no I charge le«a

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VaUtfUM KKfOVT. Kandamj IMsi H»*pitat. Kith Aug. IH9I. Ha.ni Sp.ni Pp.in. Kkmakks. Hnr. 2it.H«o ii'.BiK) 2» UfiO lump. *>0 KJ.K 78.0 »V. H'll.Ther 790 7ft.o 7UO g■£ c liir.of Wiml S.E. S.W.! S. -3 1 g \iillL. Temp. «B.tf aaa Mm... 74.8 c£ Has. m sunisi.fi >.■& Terr. rail. "U0

CLEARANCES. [ARTICLE]

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CLEARANCES. I'm Vessel's Name FlauAKiu Captiiii Destination mg 16 I'rium Brit titr. Jmkhon IB Ixion str. William* Ifi Queen AIHUHt etr. Mi .\'air M Arj.'U* »tr. Mncdonnld 16 I Batavi.r str. K.)l.ert»on IB Sri Tanjong Pinang Uut etr. Xmodah 17 Sultan Brit utr. Chopard 17 Clam str. Black 17 Bingapon

SHIPPING.

SHIPPING IN PORT. [ARTICLE]

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SHIPPING IN PORT. Under thiiheadingthe following abt.rcvi.-i lions are u»od :—itr—steamer sh.—ship bq.-barque; Brit. -British U.S. United Stated; Fr. French; Oer.—German; Dut.--Dutch Job.—Jobore; 4c, O. c, OWMWI cargo d.p.—deck pawengers; V.-VacfT-tain T. P. W.—Taniong Pagar Wharf; T. P. D.-Taniong Pagar Dock B. W. Borneo Wh»rf J. W.-Jar3ine'« Wharf; N. H.W.New

TRADING VESSELS [ARTICLE]

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TRADING VESSELS Arrivals Hmri Noon of Yestkrimy Kan I'vh Ouan, Brit. str. 676 ton», Cap Stratton, 17th Aug. From HwM>r, \ug. G.c 74 d.p. Wee Bin and Co. For Macassar, 81»t— Rds. C'fow 7'Avo, Brit. str. 370 tons, CuptaiJelliuoe. 17th Aug. From Klang. isth Aur. G.c, 179d.p. Ban 8wee Hong.

VESSELS EXPECTED. [ARTICLE]

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VESSELS EXPECTED. Xtunf, port, probable datr of arm//, and III! 1.1. 0/ II Bangloa, London, Aug 19; V. Sim..Bantam, Boaraoajai Aug Ih Paandeli. I Bayara, Hongkong, Aug S) Hehn Meyer. Benlarii, Hkong, Aug P. Bimoi Cera*, Hamborg, Bepi ii; Itautuubi-ix. C.-ylon, Hongkong, Sept 11 P. A O Chelydra, Hongkong, Aug

ARRIVALS. [ARTICLE]

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ARRIVALS. h Flag Vmbu's Namk. 4 Toica Captain Fbom Saiuhj Cunmuxkkb Q 810. Aug Hi ftaratofl Rub trn. SIM .Whiro VlVoatOCk Auk il Borneo Coy Ltd lb MM. Mr. W8 Uregory Balgon Aug 13 M. Marilini.-x fi Ai,,»ra Brit. mr. l.^io Kent Hongkong Clog h Bouiteart iih.i C... Kut Sang

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NOTICES. JAMES WATSON COS SCOTCH WHISKIES ARE THK BEST VAI.I K IN TIIK MARKET: V. V. SI 1.00 PER "ASK, DI'TY PAID. V V sl' K( JIAL REBEB VK. »«-oo p«r caj*, bob PJIID DOMINIE. 10 TEARS OLD. sie.oo per cas*. duty paid. OBTAINABLE FROM RETAIL DEALERS, OR McALISTER Co.

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NOW READY: GOLDEN RAUB WITH 3 MAPS AND A STATISTICAL TABLE. Price One Dollar to bo had at the Straits Times Office, or from Kelly and Walsh (Ltd.), or John Little Co. (Ltd.) RILEY.IIAKGHEAVES &COY. I SOLE AOBMTi FOR Royal Psycho Cycles 108 LADIES AND GKXTLEMEN HY Staklev I!rhthkhs, Coventry.

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NOTICES. Weakened Vitality IMPOVERISHED BLOOD. Kead what Ayer'.i mi miparilla did for tlie Bar. Z. I". Wild.*, a wellknown city missionary In New York and brother of the late eminent Judge Wilds: "I was for many years 9 sufferer from boils and other eruptions of a like nature, caused by

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