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The Straits Times EST. OVER A CENTURY SINGAPORE, MONDAY, AUGUST 13, 1900. No. 20,212.

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CLEARANCES. [ARTICLE]

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CLEARANCES. but Vmu'i Ham KuuAßj. CirrA'» Dmtiutio* Aug 1! II 11 II 11 II IS IS 13 IS IS 18 IS IS IS IS 13 IS Baid Brit ttr. Ban Seng liuan ttr. Loyal G«r .lr. Bangkok ttr. Deli ttr. Fuh Wo Brit Mr UkihvD tlr. Hve Uong ttr. W'ilhelm

DOMESTIC OCCURRENCES.

DEATH. [OBITUARY]

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DEATH. At Balik Pulau, Penang, on the 12th August, I9<«, Elisabeth Jane Mary (Betsy), the dearly beloved wife of E. L. M. de Bouia, aged M years. RI.P. Deeply regretted by her circle of friend* and relative*. (Yokohama popers [Mease copy).

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PRICE IS CENTS. Straitt Times: $00 a year, or, post free 534. Straits Budget: 318 a year, or, post free, $20. Advertir'ng Rates may be found in the fourth page.

MONDAY, 13th AUGUST, 1900. TO PEKING. [ARTICLE]

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MONDAY, 13th AUGUST, 1900. TO PEKING. The latest news we have of the Allied forceof over thirty thousand men marching on Peking is that they drove the Chinese from Yangtsun on the Bth inst., last Wednesday, and captured the place. Yangtsun is more than twenty miles north of Tientsin, and

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Today's 4 m/s bank rate is S/Oj(

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Prodice, exchange, and share price, and the mail list, are on page 4.

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Captain Herbert, Mr J. P Rodger's son-in-law, ha» been invalided home from South Africa.

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Mr. J. B Ki.ci-m is returning from England by the Tamlni Mara, due here on the 20th instant.

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A swimming race for ladies has been arranged for September 4th The race will take place at the Swimming Club.

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The Governor was expected to reach Penang in time tv preside at the Oxford and Cambridge Dinner to be held there last Saturday.

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Rkik- Admiral Skrydloff, who has been appointed commander of trie Russian Pacific Squadron, has been promoted to the rank of Vice- Admiral.

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Mb. C'hong Ah Yong, says the ntk Pioneer, has purchased Firestick from Colonel Walker. The price paid is reported to have been $2,000.

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The Red Cross Society at St. Petersburg has despatched a Field Hospital with 200 beds, with Surgeons and Sisters of Mercy, to Odessa, for the Far East.

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The rank of Lieut. -Colonel has been conferred upon Major Scolt-Moncrieff, K E whilst commanding the Royal Engineers with the China Expeditionary Force.

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It is reported that several officers in the Selangor Civil service will shortly take leave, and that there will be difficulty in filling the acting appointments.

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The friendly game of football between teams of the Kathol Kuril) Club and the police, played on Saturday at the Darul Adab ground, resulted in a draw of two goals each.

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It is reported that smaller five dollar Government currency notes will soon be put in circulation here, to differentiate notes of that denomination from ten dollar notes.

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Captain Farmar, R. G. A and Capt. H. T. Wynter, R F. A have paased in their recent examination for promotion —the Utter being distinguished in military topography.

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LiIDT.-Colonel C. L. Caney has been placed on temporary half pay owing to ill health

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Missus Powell and Co. advertise a furniture sale at No. 7 Pearl's Hill Terrace on the 18th inst.

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Tbi trouble in China is necessitating further increases in the Eastern Extension Telegraph Company's stationsthere, and four more operators left Singapore by the mail yesterday for the north.

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Thirk was a very large attendance of the general public in the Botanical Gardens on Saturday night. The performances of the 16th Madras Native Infantry band were much appreciated.

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The Queen held a private investiture at Windsor Castle on 14th July. Amongst those invested with the usual ceremony was Mr. Ernest Woodford Birch, urn, British Resident, Negri Sembilan.

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To-day's produce quotations came too lutii for correction on the back page. Black pepper has dropped to Sao.'tTj, and small flake tapoica to S7. Tin has risen to $78.50, and medium pearl tapoica to 57.72 J.

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Accobdimo to the last return* the deaths from pligue over all India had fallen to below 200 a week. But judging from the experience of previous years, the figures will soon be mounting upwards again.

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Thk amount of ignorance in the matter of penny postage" is astonishing. By yesterday's mail no less than three letters arrived at this office from England, of ordinary weight, and stamped with the 2Jd stamp.

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Hotel property in Ceylon is said to be coming to be regarded as the consols of the local share market in stahility the dividends paidrender it a remunerative investment. The Grand Oriental Hotel pays its regular 9 per cent, interim dividend.

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It is said to b» customary at Penang, when the Resident Councillor is absent .fin the Settlement, for the Ist and -'nd Magistrates to be, respectively, paid S4 and S2 a day extra, during such absence. The former official is besides placed in charge of the Settlement.

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The Qlengyle is bringing out the following gun mountings for China One 4 7 in., two 4 in., and four 13-pounders. The mountings are intended for land service. Orders have been received at Portsmouth Dockyard to prepare four 40 ft. steam pinnaces for service in Chinese waters. They are being

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The four new torpedo destroyers lately built for the Russian Admiralty it Elbing, and named the Kamlha, Skat, Kit. and Delphin, have been commissioned for the Far East. This flotilla of Russian destroyers, it is anticipated, will reach the mouth of the Pei-ho about a fortnight or so later than

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By command of the Queen, Sergeant M'Askill and Private J Asquith, of the newly-formed :jrd Battalion Scots Guards, wont down to Frogmore to exhibit the new army uniform which has been devised by a committee of experts. Her Majesty displayed great interest in all the particular" of the uniform, and

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Tiik last living descendant of Sir Krancis Drake has been discovered in New Zealand. She is Mrs. John Angelo (nee Drake), and is the wife of a Bettler Hit attorneys have applied to Chancery lor certain moneys alleged to be due to her as the last living heir of the

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The morning and evening services it St. Andrew's Cathedral yesterday were of a special character, in memory of those Christians who have met their death in China recently. The Rev. D. Holland-Stubbs preached in the morning; and at the evening service special hymns were sung. Archdeacon Perham preached. At the

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In addition to the postponed motion re the experimental ward at Tan Tock Seng's Hospital, the business at the Legislative Council meeting on the 28th inst. includes the firot reading of the Widows and Orphans' Pension Fund Bill, the committee stage of the Penang Hills Railway Ordinance Amendment Bill, nnd

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Orders have been issued by the War Office for the Royal Engineers at Aldershot to prepare for service in China a complete balloon section. No. 5 Section has been placed under orders. They were expected to embark at the end of the month. The officers in charge will be Lieut-Colonel

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This morning, Tan Lee and Tan Chiok were brought before Mr. Sarwar on the allegation of having committed, as servants, criminal breach of trust in respect of a quantity of dried fish and a twakow valued at 1760, the property of chop Seng Hok Guan," on the 18th of June.

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On board the P. O. mail arriving yesterday were the following British drafts for Hongkong and Wei-hai-wei respectively Three officers, two warrant officers, one trumpeter, thirty-five non-commissioned officers and men, Royal Engineers, for Hongkong one officer, one trumpeter, forty-five noncommissioned officers and men, Royal Engineers, for Shanghai, en route to

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General Smith Dorrien, in an order issued to hia brigade, the 19th, which consists of the Shropshire Light Inf., Gordon Highlanders, Duke of Cornwall's Light Inf., and the Royal Canadians, says lt has achieved a record of which any infantry might be proud. Since it wan formed (Feh 12th) it

SPECIAL TELEGRAMS TO THE "STRAITS TIMES."

TROUBLE ON THE YANGTZE. [ARTICLE]

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TROUBLE ON THE YANGTZE. Shanghai, Saturday Night. A riot is reported at Tatung, on the Yangtze River. The telegraph station there has been burnt. The outbreak is probably only local.

REFUGEES AT ICHANG. [ARTICLE]

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REFUGEES AT ICHANG. The ISoneer reached Icbang on the sth inst, from Chungking, with one hundred refugees on board.

BATTLE AT NEWCHWANG [ARTICLE]

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BATTLE AT NEWCHWANG RUSSIANS CAPTURE THE CITY. The Russians have defeated the Chinese attack near Newchwang, and have taken that city. The Taotai fled westward.

PEKING RELIEF FORCE [ARTICLE]

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PEKING RELIEF FORCE STILL ADVANCING. The Allied expedition to Peking took Yangtsun on the Bth inst. The force is still advancing.

TELEGRAPHS DESTROYED [ARTICLE]

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TELEGRAPHS DESTROYED It is reported that all the telegraphs Honan have been destroyed.

THE FIGHTING AT NEWCHWANG . [ARTICLE]

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THE FIGHTING AT NEWCHWANG CITY BOMBARDED BY RUSSIANS AND rAPTUREI). RUSSIANS A(X;USEI) OF CRUELTY. Hongkong, Sunday. The Boxers and Imperial Chinese troops attached Newchwang Settlement on the 4th inst. After fighting which lasted all day, the Chinese were defeated, Russian gunboats bombarding the city. The Japanese gunboats did nothing. The

20.000 BOXERS NEAR TIENTSIN. [ARTICLE]

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20.000 BOXERS NEAR TIENTSIN. Twenty thousand Boxers are mena cinq Tientsin, Tongku, anj Taku.

HEAVY AMERICAN LOSS AT YANG-TSUN. [ARTICLE]

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HEAVY AMERICAN LOSS AT YANG-TSUN. The Allied Peking relief force has occupied Yangtsun, the Americans losing seventy men in the fighting.

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By the Japanese mail yesterday morning, the Rev. A. F. Sharp, of Kuching, Sarawak, and Mrs. Sharp, arrived from England, where they have been about twelve months.

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The Japanese battleship Ami hi completed her gun trials at Portsmouth and returned to Spithead to ship her ammunition. She was expected to leave for the Far East on the 20th ult.

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The Dutch Government received at the Hague, on the Bth instant, a cypher telegram, stating that Mr. Knobel, the I iii'i-h Minister at Peking and his studentinterpreterweresafe,and that their rescue was expected within 14 days.

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The output of the Redjang Lebong mines in April— s4o ounces of silverrealised 34.000 guilders in Europe. The June output— B4s ounces of gold and 5,515 ounces of silver were shipped from Batavia to Europe on the 7th instant.

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Messrs. Huttenbach Bros Co. and the Passenger and Tourist Agency advertise the advantages of taking passage to Europe in the fine steamer Cozengo expected here shortly. The advertisment lays stress on the cheapness of the passage rates, which are special for certain classes of passengers. It is understood that the

UNCHARTED DANGER. [ARTICLE]

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UNCHARTED DANGER. A marine court of inquiry just held at Penang into the striking of the steamer Horn on an unknown danger in the Sembilan group, at the mouth of the Perak River, has found the master of the vessel to be blameless. The Court recommended the immediate survey of

POLLARDS LILLIPUTIANS. [ARTICLE]

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POLLARDS LILLIPUTIANS. Next Saturday, August 18th, the above clever and unique company open at the Town Hall with the great London and New York successful musical comedy "The Belle of New York." It is nearly four years since Messrs. Pollard's last visit here. They have, in the interim, visited South

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THE CZAR'S WARNING. [ARTICLE]

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THE CZAR'S WARNING. London, Sunday. Replying to a telegram from M. Giers, the Russian Ministet in Peking, the Czar permits him to leave Peking provided the Emperor and Government of China will guarantee his absolute safety. The Emperor warns the Chinese Government of the grave responsibility they will incur if

MARSHAL WALDERSEE. [ARTICLE]

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MARSHAL WALDERSEE. BKITAIX, JAPAN, AND AM ERICA AGREE TO IHK APPOINTMENT. Britain, Japan, and the United States have formally agreed to the appointment of Marshal Waldersee as Commander-in-chief of the Allied forces in China. Britain agrees conditionally, and the other Powers assent.

APPEAL OF THE VICEROYS [ARTICLE]

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APPEAL OF THE VICEROYS The Viceroys, including Li HungChang, have appealed to the United States to use their good offices to prevent foreign troops landing at Shanghai. Germany has forbidden the exportation of arms and ammunition to China.

KITCHENER AND METHUEN ENUAGED. [ARTICLE]

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KITCHENER AND METHUEN ENUAGED. Lord Kitchener engaged De Wet's rear-guard yesterday at Lindeque. Lord Methuen also engaged the enemy six miles to the north-west.

BLLLKKVS MOVEMENTS. [ARTICLE]

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BLLLKKVS MOVEMENTS. General Buller is marching towards Ermelo.

CHINESE GOVERNMENT'S COMPLAINT. [ARTICLE]

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CHINESE GOVERNMENT'S COMPLAINT. FOREIGN MINISTERS HILL NOT LEAVE PEKING. REPLY OF M. DELCASSE. iMiiinn. Monday. The Chinese Government has complainnd to M Delcasse', the Krencli Minister for Foreign Affairs, regarding the Ministers at Peking delaying to accept the Chinese escorts to conduct tin-in from Peking to Tientsin. M. Ui-k-;iSM replied

AMERICAN IGNORES THE VICEROYS. [ARTICLE]

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AMERICAN IGNORES THE VICEROYS. The I 'nitetl States Government has decided to ignore the appeal of th* Viceroys.

PRESSING DE WET. [ARTICLE]

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PRESSING DE WET. BOEKS RETREATING. Lord Methuen has captured six waggons and two ambulances from the Boers. He afterwards joined Lord Kitchener. The enemy are fleeing before them.

S. V. R MARCH-OUT. [ARTICLE]

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S. V. R MARCH-OUT. Tu-Miiii i i moonlight march of the S. V R. will be by way of Orchard Road, Scott's Road, the new road through the Cairn Hill property, and hack to the Drill Hall. The drum and fife band of the R. A. will be in attendance,

WARREN SHOOTING SHIELD. [ARTICLE]

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WARREN SHOOTING SHIELD. The rifle match for the Warren Shooting Shield was concluded on .Saturday. The 18th Madras Native Infantry teams shot in the morning and the other teams fired in the afternoon. The result is that the Malay States Guides come out top with 484, and the RE. second

THE DARUL ADAB CUP. [ARTICLE]

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THE DARUL ADAB CUP. OLD RAFFLESIA.NS VI UAH 11. AKIIU On Sunday afternoon, the undecided tie in the first round of the Darul Adab Football Cup competition was re-played at Jalan Besar between the Old Rafflesians, and the Darul Atiah (Tanjong I'agar Malays). The competition between the teams was very

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LATEST ADVERTISEMENTS. g. OTOMONnrco: JAPANESE GENERAL CURIO STORE. "03 3MMOJ,O "9 THE ROBINSON PIANO CO. 110M.K0N... Sll VM.II 11, IM> MM. 1 1'OICl By mr tbi Lasgist Firm in the East of PIANO AND ORGAN MANUFACTURERS AXD SPECIALISTS, MUSIC AND MUSICAL INSTRUMENT SELLKRS. Pianos of the highest Class For Hire

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TOWiN_IIALL. SATURDAY, AUGUST Wh Grand return visit of POLLARD'S LILLIPUTIAN OPEUA Oft Lessees and Sole Proprietord Mr. C. A. Pollakd 4 Mrs. K. Chestek. BATURDAY AND MONDAY, AUGUST, ISth AND tOth for the first time in Singapore, the most successful musical comedy ever produced THE BELLE OF NEW YORK for

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Ox the mh inst., at Biarriti, the wife of William P tchitt, of a son. H 8. S. iaucdad for the MtnMte Ptmu •kotld h« writtm on ont .id. of tU pan only B T U>< QWrlsct of th»t oondition, m»nj 11.8.8. rajocttd that mi»ht otlwrwua In poblubed. All adT»rtiun(

ARRIVALS BY MAIL. [ARTICLE]

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ARRIVALS BY MAIL. Per P. &O.s. s /Vin-nniito from Bumbay—Mr. J C fcOM Fr.im M*r«'illMMewr.. W V>i R.-1.1 C Mur .liv, and Mr and Mr-. Mackmnon From l.oml<mtlr Black Kcom Brin.ln.i-Mr. BaafsM From Colombo-Mr. Allen. From Peu»ng— M~.ru M Utinuw. H. Hegeland, New, mi<l *iva. and Mr*. Eloon.

TANGLIN CLUB. [ARTICLE]

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TANGLIN CLUB. THE WIWIIM. HANDICAP Ihe Bowling Handicap open to members of the Tanglin and Teutonia Clnba,fec two Cups presented by the Tanglin Club, was concluded on Saturday night, Capt. H K. Winter winning the English Cup with a sere of BSB (handicap MO), and Mr dinner annaa Cup with

STAMFORD ROAD CANAI. [LETTER]

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STAMFORD ROAD CANAI. M THI KDIToR OF THE "STRAITS TIMES Sir,— The correspondence in Friday's and Saturday's issue of your journal on the subject of the Stamford Road Canal interested me, and sent me hunting for figures. I have not yet hit upon the amount expended to date, though I

WARSHIPS AND TRANSPORTS. [ARTICLE]

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WARSHIPS AND TRANSPORTS. The British transport Via (So. lib) Capt. I. Kilpatrick, arrived from Colombo yesterday, which port the left on the sth met and went to Ka 4 section, Tunjong I'ajar, to coal. There are on board Col nagrra, (.'apt. Alexander, I. v it- Hopwood, Lang. Hui.Ut and It.

GENERAL WIRE NEWS. [ARTICLE]

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GENERAL WIRE NEWS. London. 29th July. The Shah of P«rsia lias arrived at Paris, and was met at the station by President Loubet and the Ministers. 30th J»ly. The Prince n( Naples is at present nn a yachting cruise, and was at Athens wh«n newsof his father's assassination reached him.

THE STRAITS GOVERNORSHIP. [ARTICLE]

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THE STRAITS GOVERNORSHIP. A correspondent of the London and China Erpre/s writes: imM m months fur the Coloninl Office to nave made up itf* mind to appoint Sir r r,"linc k Cardew to the Governorship of the straim Settlements, where his former reeideoc** did not recommend him to the jaatnl

CRICKET. [ARTICLE]

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CRICKET. Hiio's xi v. roils' s ii A match was played on the Esplanade >n Saturday between two scratch teams the S 0. C. Reid's eleven batted irst and put together the total of 121, Reid contributing 54 by fine cricket, IVebb being the only other batsman to "■ash double

SOUTH AFRICAN WAR. [ARTICLE]

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SOUTH AFRICAN WAR. (Latest by Wire) Calcutta, 30th July. A special telegram to the Indian Daily Xeut stale* the extent of the recent ilimmter to Lord Roberts' advancing force on the 21st at Roodeval. It is now known it amounts only to one train captured. The prisoners taken by the

KROM RANKER TO CAPTAIN [ARTICLE]

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KROM RANKER TO CAPTAIN Liei-tsnant Dale, District Officer of the Lancashire Royal Artillery Depot, who has just been appointed adjutant, with the rank of captain of Militia at Buddon tamp, Scotland, has had a somewhat unique experience, as up to March last he was a sergeant-major in India. Captain Dale

SIR FRANCIS GRENFELL. [ARTICLE]

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SIR FRANCIS GRENFELL. It is announced that the command of the British forces in China will be given to Sir Francis Grenfell, who b now Governor at Malta. Military experts say that Malta has never been in such a splendid state of defence as ii has been brought to under

L.L.T.C. TOURNAMENT [ARTICLE]

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L. L. T.C. TOURNAMENT PLAY OH SATURDAY. HAMI'Iu.NSHIP I'AIKS Mr.. Adams and Mr. Wright beat Mrj. emu. li. r mid Mr. Dunman tt-J, 6-S. B" MIXED DOUBLES. Mr.. Fabris ana Mr. Jago, 2, beat Mr. and Mr*. Sauuuera, owe 16, 6-4, tt-4. Mr. «uu M re. oan»lo«jr, owe 16, brat

THE CHINA WAR. [ARTICLE]

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THE CHINA WAR. (Wiru from Europe and India) London, 29th July. Sbinq bu announced that the Chinese Government will possibly retire to Thinan-fu if the Allies march on Peking. Lord Salisbury, in urging the Japanese reinforcements, c.id the object of the opera' ions was to save the Legations and thai

PENANG WELL OFF. [ARTICLE]

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PENANG WELL OFF. The I'inang Gazette takes the heavy increase in the excise revenue there as striking evidence of that Settlement's rapidly growing prosperity. Another sign of greater well-being is that house rent has risen there from 60% to 100%; wages have gone up some 40% and the necessaries of

FASHIONABLE WEDDING. [ARTICLE]

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FASHIONABLE WEDDING. At St. Saviour's Church, Paddington, on July 18, the marriage took place of Miss Kriila Dicksun, eldest daughter of the late Sir John F. Dickson, K.C.M.G., formerly Colonial Secretary of the Straits Settlements, and Lady Dickson, of Randolph Crescent, to Mr A. M Chance, of Lawnside, Edgbaston. The

THE HEAT AT HOME [ARTICLE]

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THE HEAT AT HOME The heat in London on 16th July was greater than on any other day this aummer. In the suburbs the temperature did not fall below SOdeg. throughout the previous night, while at about 8 o'clock in the morning the sheltered thermometer indicated 75deg and at 10

ARRIVALS [ARTICLE]

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ARRIVALS Per s. s. Bingo Want from London— Rev. A. Sharp, Mia* M. Sharp, Miss Baynes, Mr. H. Ha .hell, Mr. and Mr* Hogan, Mr. C. tSardew, Mr. Sharp, Mis* C. sharp, Mr. J. Toque, and Mis* Murray.

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A Helpless Cripple N. Bengert of Norbome, says:— For nineteen months I lay a helpless cripple from Rheumatism. The weight of my body was reduced from 170 lbs. to ISO lbs., a proof of the terriblo pain I had to endure. During all this time, I sought a core, but

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NOTICES. CHANGE OF ADDRESS. DRB. Galloway and Kirk hare remored their consulting rooms to No S, Raffles Place, next building to that occupied by Rodyk and Davidson, Solicitors. 8/8 RAFFLES HOTEL Special Criterion Dinner On Saturday, the 18th inst, By oup French Chefs. The band of the M N I.

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FOR BALE EMPLOYMENTS TO LET; AND PERSONALS; [Ist i. mi, 15 cent* a line; 2nd and Sid times, 10 cent* a line 4th to Hlh time* t cent* a line; 7th to 18th time*, 3 cent* a line afterwards, 2 cen'< a lln* but aa charge lea* than one dollar.

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ARRANUKMKNTM Monday, 13th ArorsT. High Water. OS p.m. Qermwi homeward mail due. 8. V. H Might March. 8.48. Circut. Beach Road. 9. Tumday, 14th Acourr. High Water. 0 4 a.m. 0.37 pro. tiulherhimlMhirt Court o( Inquiry. Warren 8hield Football. 8. V. R. Drill A. and B. Co. 5.1* Philharmonic Choir.

COMMERCIAL [ARTICLE]

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COMMERCIAL UiKOArou, 13th AnnriiT, 1800. PRODUCE. (Haiti are eomeUd to noon) (Hmbier boyere 8.00. Copr*. Bali. 8.78. do Pootianak, 6.60. I'eppsr, Black. buyers 30.H7J do White, (6%) 48.00 Ssifo Floor aarmwrnk, S.SS do Brunei So. 1 5.90 Pearl Sago 4.071. Ooflm, Ball, I<>% basis SS.OO i:o««e Paleml«ng, 16X basis. 57.00

MAILS CLOSE [ARTICLE]

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MAILS CLOSE for J*"*- lime. To-Morbow. Hongkong A Amoy Ttlr mac hut 1 1 a-m Madras via ports Loodiana p.m KelanUn via ports iianJu 2pm Kaogoon A CalcatU Palilana 3pm Klang via port* Haiivur p m Mmsui via ports Poh Ann S p.m. Wednesday. Muntok A Fbang O. O. Mytr

MAILS TO ARRIVE. [ARTICLE]

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MAILS TO ARRIVE. Fboh Edeopi:- By the German s. s. I'nnutn, due on the Hik Aug. with dates to Ihe 2nd July. Fbom Chim By the N. D. L. a. Kotnig Albert, due on Monday evening. Tim Tabu Of lluu Ddi. Left Binft»pore Due in London Arrived June 29th P.

PASSENGER LIST. [ARTICLE]

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PASSENGER LIST. ARRIVALS Per 8. a. Pahm from Siak— Messrs. Von Hechei, and Glen. IVr 8. a. Kttanlan from Kulu— Mcwra C. Bradbery, T. Kettler, P. F. Oray, Miv M. Anderson, Mr. Burton, and Dr. Barker. Pert. s. Hcmka from Fakan— Messrs A. N liumaresq. and K 1.. Fiiu-k. Per

SHIPPING

SHIPPING IN PORT. [ARTICLE]

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SHIPPING IN PORT. UnderMii. heading the following abbrevi.. tiODi are used etr— .teamor »h.— ship cq.-barque sch.-achooner; Yct.-Yacbt Oru.— Cruller Gbt— Gunboat Tor.— Torpedo H.p.— Horae-power Brit B"»»J D.i-U.Wto; itFrench Ger.— German Dut.— Dutch; Job.-Jobore Ac, O. c,—Generalcargo dp— deck passengers U.—Uncertain: T. P. W.-Tanjong Pagar Wharf- T. P. D.-Tanjong

VESSELS EXPECTED. [ARTICLE]

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V ESSELS EXPECTED. Kmmt, port, pnbabu dot, 0/ arr*nl. mnd »"f 0/ o MTlmiM. Agamomooo, I, pool, Sept 35 Mansfield. >g-'aia, China, Aug in kautanberg. A benga, H kong, Aug 16 B. M. Alcinou., Lpool, Aug 17 Mansfield. Anna, Moil Aug Is M. a. Kaisha. Annam, H kong, Aug 1»

ANJER. [ARTICLE]

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ANJER. PAfIBKP BUNDA BTRAITB OB ARBIVKD FOB ORDERS. [Em i D AT 1 Dati. i akd Ship's Name. Ciptiik. or Fkohwhire Dhiii- Ri--1 R > fillUKQ.' ITIOH. MAin. July 31 Brit Romtiev Bennett Batavia 31 Brit bq Cente»ima Webster Apl SOUardiH Nagauki SlDut bq.Pax Beinera Apl 26»e» York Yokonaroa AU

ARRIVALS. [ARTICLE]

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ARRIVALS. I VBMU.V NAM< A Bio. tout. Uimil FSOM 61ILII OOMISMM. 11 II 11 11 la v li la 12 12 \-j v v < 13 1 Kelantan Ocr ItrJ Psksn Brit Mr Bulks Mr. Telemachus «tr. Charterhouse str. Neera itr. Ban Whatt 8000 sir. Bataimr Mr Kiiu.in.. Dot ttr

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m NOTICES. QUINQUINA DUBONNET THE BEST APPETISER AND TONIC WINE. Sole Agents— G. DUPIRE Co. Retail Agents— JOHN LITTLE Co. B. DE SPLENTER Co. PORT ARTHUR. GRUNBERG AND REILLY, STEVEDORES, SHIPPING COMMISSION AGENTS. (Stevedores to the Seagoing Steamship Service of the Chinese Eastern Railway Co.) Tsl. Addk: BEILLY ■»■■»> NEAVE'S

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/JLAIGUID WOMEN PALE CHILDHEN OLD PEOPLE, INVALIDS YIN CHAPOTEAUT (CHAPOTUBTS WDE IF PErTW) A DELICIOUS NUTRITIVE STIMULANT Thl. allnuunf win. Ii ttulj 1n, J »|n *> elbtr tolid or liquid food will renxm on ih« /\lforLadieil PI LLS Rnmody ror all lrr«i(ul«Htl.«. Sold by B'lnitapor* Dl>p«n«ln< Co., UtmU RaffM* Pl«c«.

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I THE TANJONG I»AOAR DOCK COMPANY, LTD. Sllll'WklUlin. E»UIIfE«»S, IIION AMD BUBS Kdi-Miek-, Whahfikgkrs, <*c\ I This Company executes Ship and Marine Engine Repairs of all descriptions in the most efficient manner under the superintendence of experienced European Shipwrights and Engineers. r Graving Docks up to 500 feet in length