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Straits Times Weekly Issue, 8 October 1890

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The Straits Times WEEKLY ISSUE. New Serii:; Published for Transmission by Every Homeward Mail St-UUB. IPjhck 40 Ci VOL XLYI. SINGA PORE, WEDNESDAY7^TQBEir^B9Or NO. 8,593

BIRTH. [ARTICLE]

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BIRTH. On the 30th Haplssahiir, at KaUees ths wife John p. Joa^-.m, .f the Middle Tom rister-at-Lsw, ofason

DEATHS. [ARTICLE]

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DEATHS. At iiureßoad,onthe4thOr>t M ARY Ai.imna Fnavcßß, th* infant dsughterof Cnarles m d Anno B At 85 M Ills Boad, or, the 6th instant Jm'saia, th- 1,.; v rife of Jacob J. Aroozoo. aged za y tars.

STRAITS TIMES WEDNESDAY, 8th OCTOBER, 1890. CONTENTS. [ARTICLE]

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STRAITS TIMES WEDNESDAY, 8th OCTOBER, 1890. CONTENTS. Market Quotations. Banmarj of the Week. ;•"■> Telegrams. Lo and > leueral Newa Should Wots .m Woo P 11. i: a Address to ConneiL The Lsgisistire Council. be United States. Franc Municipality and ths Ratepayer-. In B y. Co r •>!• indenos on

LATEST MARKET QUOTATIONS. [ARTICLE]

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LATEST MARKET QUOTATIONS. :mnoapork, Bth Oct bbr, 1890. Produce. lismbi >r. 5 96. do Cube No. 1, 9.5<>. do d> No. 2, 7*25. Copra Bali, 5.10. do Pontianak 467j. Ps j\»cr Biack 12 !>U. Sago Wour, Pearl Sago v "> Coff >e Bali, 2700. Coir 26.00. 4.25. d) do Ist

SUMMARY OF THE WEEK. [ARTICLE]

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SUMMARY OF THE WEEK. This Governor's speech on opening the .Lv,. Council session 00 Thursdaj intimated a losa [q i mue account! owing lo the Lower reletting of the Pi na ig opinm fai ru. but also that tha oil farm re would be ,u.-d to recover the loss in

REUTERS ELTEGRAMS. [ARTICLE]

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REUTERS ELTEGRAMS. (For Straits Times.) The German Empbjbob rv Austria. London, 2nd Oct.— His Imperial Majesty hid a remarkable reception and triumphal progress through the streets of Vienna. Berlin Socialists. The Socialists at Berlin celebrated the expiration of the socialist law by meetings and great rejoicings. American Tariff Bill. The

THE "STRAITS TIMES" FINANCIAL TELEGRAMS. [ARTICLE]

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THE "STRAITS TIMES" FINANCIAL TELEGRAMS. London, ht October.-^Tbe following are to-day's closing prices Pahantr Corporation (L*d.). 82/6 to :>r 6 Bentong Stints i'ia Ll 1. 3 Biars Gold Fields 1 20 London, stf Odds) r. -The following arc to-day's closing prices Paksng Corporation (Ltd.) 37/6 to 43 I BenSong Straits

TUESDAY, 8th OCTOBER. [ARTICLE]

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TUESDAY, 8th OCTOBER. H. M.'s. cruiser A%rcher has been ordered to the China station! from the wcsl isl of Africa, where her place will be taken by the Serpent. Ouk Singaporean climate is evidently reCuperatire in some cases, ;i- one of the sick men win* arrived a few days ago

Asiatic Borcatting at Penang. [ARTICLE]

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Asiatic Borcatting at Penang. Thi Strait* Independent calls attention to a form of boycott carried ou by the headmen of Hindoo temples al Not content with looking after tetn] they must needs exercise authority o the worshippers in secular matters, and enforce their bidding by fines and penalties. Any ouo

The Cadet Service. [ARTICLE]

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The Cadet Service. We learu that the following are declared by the Civil Service Commissioners to be the successful candidates at an examination held on Aug. 14 and following days for Eastern Cadetships l, Harold William Firmstone, 1^86: 2, Henry Hessy Johusson Gompertz, 1672; 3, John Gerald Thomas Buckle, 162:3;

The Straits Fire Insurance Company and the Sidney Fire. [ARTICLE]

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The Straits Fire Insurance Company and the Sidney Fire. In connection with the great fire in Sydney recorded in our telegrams of last Saturday, it it to be nol on the I buildiugs attacked by the fire the Straits Fire Insurance Company had issued various 1; -d that the possible

Board of Trade Returns. [ARTICLE]

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Board of Trade Returns. Thk B f Tal- Returns for August »w an inc aie of s i Q f*po tc i from d to the s me of 21,000,000 y a 0 f jj Jt year. The following figures refer to the rht months en list Ao C l.

Malacca News. [ARTICLE]

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Malacca News. our Corr Mai Pad |y pi ing has !y iu tiio interior. owing ro h snd to il;. 11l rover n ment iu ad tivators to buy buffaloes. 0 i md, lar_-.- Bracts of paddy land hav.- been abandoned bv their owners, so rumour has it, iu conaim.nt

Inter-Colonial Cricket [ARTICLE]

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Inter-Colonial Cricket The Ceylon Times, referring to the intended risit of a Colombo Cricket tt;im to Singapore, says So far as mm kn >w, n i promise to hnng a lawn-tennli pair wit h t _e( t -am wan ssade, bnl only s prossiss lo try snd do ho. au

Segaliud (Borneo) Tobacco Co. [ARTICLE]

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Segal iud (Borneo) Tobacco Co. An extraordinary general meetiug of the rJegaliud (Borneo) 1 ieco Qompany (Limited) was bold on tli< ptember, tor the purpose of considering resolutions to effect ao amalgamation of the company with the British Borneo Trading and Planting Com pan y Limited), snd appointing (he secretary

LOCAL AND GENERAL. [ARTICLE]

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LOCAL AND GENERAL. WEDNESDAY, Ist OCTOBER. A Load Line Prosecution. Bsjforb Messrs. Thornton and Bland to-day, Captain Grant of the Pekan was charged with neglecting to keep the load line of his ship marked as required by the Ordinauce. Defendaut pleaded not guilty. Mr. A. S. Pestana, Second Boarding Officer,

The Silver Law. [ARTICLE]

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The Silver Law. The ich is the full text of the U. S. Silver Bill, may be found convenient for ref< i •d. by ths 8 fi i ounce 'ao ranch t l r, nnd su h pure the United the Secretary of the form nnd of such denomiu than

THURSDAY, 2nd OCTOBER. [ARTICLE]

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THURSDAY, 2nd OCTOBER. The Jockey, Brewer, who rode Barou de Horn's horses at the recent Colombo races, has just died oi cholera, at Helvetia Estate. Deli The Hou. J. I. Kennedy arrived to-day in the Kutwung, as well as the Hon'ble J. \Y. Bonsor, and the Hou'ble D. F. A.

The Labour Question. [ARTICLE]

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The Labour Question. HUTTKHBACB Liebert and Co. deny in the Pinano Onsets*, that there are any Natal aud Mauritius coolie recruiting depots at Negapatam to compete with the Straits Settlements in the labour market there. They say that the Straits Settlements get the pick of the coolies from Southern India,

THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. [ARTICLE]

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THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. Thursday, 2nd October, 1890. Aftkr a Council recess exteuding over a period of six months, the 1890-91 session of the Legislative Council was opened this afternoon at halt'-p asl 2 o'clock. His Excelleucv the Acting-Governor, with the star of St. Michael and S m George on his

The Title to Land in Perak. [ARTICLE]

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The Title to Land in Perak. Ptnano Gasette, 30th September.) OwiNO to the courtesy of Mr. Leech, the State Commissioner of Lands, Perak, we have at leugth been enabled to gain some information from the estate Land regulations respecting the title under which lauded property can ho acquired and held

Negri Sembilan News. [ARTICLE]

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Negri Sembilan News. {From our Correspondent.) Kuala Pilah, 29th Se r t, -Mr. H. Vane left for Sungei Ujoug this morning after a stay of several days auditing the accounts of this State. This is Mr. Vane s last official visit to the Negri Sernbilan He is to take up

Law in the Native States. [ARTICLE]

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Law in the Native States. THI Pinamj Gazette recently made some I Comments on the Straits Tunes state- will /i Propt rt V is Md in P«»k Without the security of any system of £W, and the Land Commissioner of rerak now joins in the argumeut, as mav ue seen

The Banks and the Chitties. [ARTICLE]

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The Banks and the Chitties. Thi Strati* reaVpewdewt, ia commenting upon the difficulties between the Banks and the Chit ties here, deems that the latter arc a curse to the colouy by encouraging people to live and speculate beyond their means. It states, however, that As regards Penang the Chitties

The Verdict in the Bank Embezzlement Case. [ARTICLE]

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The Verdict in the Bank Embezzlement Case. Cai ht Sept.— The Chartered Bank n me repo i I which appeared in the raits Ti ended on the lbth in the a quitt 1 of the prisoner on both n il. rg( ol embezzlement against Shama Uhurn Seu, the Bank's cashier,

The Magpie Minstrels. [ARTICLE]

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The Magpie Minstrels. A characteristic of the age is its enforcement of the duty of helping the poor, aud if any refutation be required of the slander that the English who come to the East relax the strength of their moral fibre, that refutation may surely be found in such

Late Telegrams. [ARTICLE]

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Late Telegrams. Vm Ranges Bombay, j.'nd Septe mbsr.—A rsvolt has ooeurred at ambay in tha suppreaaioa sf which 13 men were killed, 20 wounded, sad 900 taken prisoners. A jmmM a>;o, Um systsm of taxation in vogue in the Bombay Presidency whs introduced aftsr s sew survey. All th© ryots

EDITORIALS. [ARTICLE]

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EDITORIALS. "Should Women Woo!" traits Times October 1.) Ilona Caird achieved a not wholly enviable notoriety aud brought epistolary, if not literary, grist to the mill of the Daily Telegraph, by demanding of the universe whether marriage was or was not a failure, unusual attention has been oductorsof promineul periodicals

His Excellency's Address to Council. [ARTICLE]

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His Excellency's Address to Council. ad- we the tc i flo<: has uusatis d I witl ditnre has 1 }2t I »w--ever iiUta; in ei jtim. rem ich 1891 is won is estimated at less than the I ti- tbe otb band ban the eat. d exI 1890, and expenditure

The Legislative Council. [ARTICLE]

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The Legislative Council. I .Alt.-. i\;.r is iu d( P Officer l that they I the 8 for in ,;i. Xhe P j not b the decision Ben ice to s lutnent, th- u t,. i for managing or mismana a 1 l 0 inject eon- L>r. Bote s too

Canada and the United States Tariff. [ARTICLE]

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Canada and the United States Tariff. (straits Times October 4.) The passage of the MacKiuley Tariff Bill betokens the firm hold of protection iu the Uuited States, and its mighty power over the people, but the heated discussions ove." the measure brought about also a strong feeling in favour of

Fernch Colonial Excise. [ARTICLE]

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Fernch Colonial Excise. (Straits Times Oct .her 6.) The Excise Farm system, which has jufct shown its weak points at Penang, meets with no favour in Cochin China. There our French neighbours have broken with it after a fair trial, aud have taken a new departure which so far has

The Municipality and the Ratepayers. [ARTICLE]

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The Municipality and the Ratepayers. (Strait* Times October 7.) \Yk publish to-day a serial of letters etehanged between the Municipal President aud the Hon. Mr. Burkinshaw and on that correspondence we think it appears that the Municipal Officers are at fault. The substance of the matter is that the Municipality

FRIDAY, 3rd OCTOBER. [ARTICLE]

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FRIDAY, 3rd OCTOBER. tg" ISP'E Magpie Minstrel Troupe repeated thei^ performance before a fairly good bofcie at the Town Hall on Saturday night, th&klv cbnuge io the programme being iu sojjte of the jokes, and a clog dance by a sajror f roi H. MS. Porpoise, who was acco^anied ou

Fatal Assault Case. [ARTICLE]

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Fatal Assault Case. ;ssiie Malay man named Hoosman, who w2& brought before Mr. Thornton ou Tifefeday last, on a charge of causing trhX'dcath of a 'ricksha coolie in No th B»sge Road on Suuday last, aud who, of wP;-s r f° the insufficiency of the evidence, wB. acquitted, was rearrested

Train again on the Move. [ARTICLE]

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Train again on the Move. tR late visitor G. F. Traiu intends more to take to globe trotting at steamer speed by way of this port, ivas to start from Tacoma. Pttgi I Suiliid, on the 2oth ultimo, and complete tlneyircuit of the earth in five and forty digfr. Here

The Penang Opium Farm. [ARTICLE]

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The Penang Opium Farm. T&e Straits Independent of the Ist ><jJH>bei- takes uj> agaiu the subject of the rJHftiug of the Penang Opium aud Sphit Fafjtns, but, from ignorance that the Goveitejueut intends to 6ue the defaulting f toilers, it goes upou the assumption that tlti&jiuthorities are afraid to enfo'ce

The Organization of the Police. [ARTICLE]

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The Organization of the Police. (Summarized from Council Papers.) The meetiugs of the Executive Council being held in private, it was not until yesterday that details of a meeting, held on July 14: h, 1890, were published. The busiuess at that meeting was the consideration of the Report of the

French Indo-China. [ARTICLE]

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French Indo-China. I lit Progres of Saigon shows a strong spirit of hostility to Siam, and deems that Power unfriendly to Freuch interests owmg to British prompting. This ill feeling is said to have shown itself stronglv dunng recent French explorations in Upper Laos where Siam holds sway. The French

SATURDAY, 4th OCTOBER. [ARTICLE]

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SATURDAY, 4th OCTOBER. Ths return of visitors to the Raffles' Library and Museum duriug the week was 1,122. H. N. M.'s gunboat Bandjermassin, Lieutenant Commander Frankamp, after docking, repairing, and coaling at Taujoug Pagar, returned to Acheen this morning. A shipment of 500 more bags of tin ore and 42

The "Volturno" [ARTICLE]

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The "Volturno The Italian in au-of-war Voltumo now iu poit is a perfectly m*« vessel, titled out to do duty as a swift cruiser. Her engines S e of 1,000 hor>e. power aud of the latest pattern, and she is capable of steaming 12 kuotsau hour, which is good speed

Sir J. F. Dickson's Tour. [ARTICLE]

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Sir J. F. Dickson's Tour. A paper just laid before the Legislative Council coutains Notes ou tour made bv the Acting-Governor duriug his recent visit to the Cousular ports on the West Coast of the Malay Peuiusula. His Excellency aud party left Sitigapore on the 31st August lasl, and ar

The "Koninklyke Paketvaart Maatsthappij " [ARTICLE]

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The "Koninklyke Paketvaart Maatsthappij _CgK Java Bode publishes the following tele_fctam from Amsterdam, regarding the steamer Carptntimr, one of the new NetlnjSJands Company's largest and fastest Ve __F S mtended f or the Singapore—Bataintt line «h trial trip With the Car P^itier of the K **T Paketvaart proved most successful.

Correspondence en the Labour Question. [ARTICLE]

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Correspondence en the Labour Question. (Summarised from Council Papers Among the papers laid on the table at the Legislative Council meetingou Friday afternoon was a copy of correspondence in re the existing coolie troubles in the Native States, more particularly concerning the rate of moitality among Indian immigrants. The first

Selangor News. [ARTICLE]

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Selangor News. (From our Correspondent.) A Hunt von a Sanatokium. Kueum Lumper, 30U Senf. —The expedition which started last week under the care and guidance of Dr. Welch, has returned safe and sound. The men, in addition, comprising tbe exploration party, were Messrs. F. E. Lawder the District Magistrate of

Pahang News. [ARTICLE]

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Pahang News. (From our Correspondent.) Pekan, 30th September. —In my last I stated that the Recent was to leave\hisou the _,th, but such was not the case, though all arrangements had been made for his mTtth re p U i hat f ay Atthe last moment the Resident definitely postponed

The Negri Sembilan Gold Districts. [ARTICLE]

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The Negri Sembilan Gold Districts. Pi v w 'i> >'■ won* .< th district ofM l mm }fhetu\^ n the district oi' Qemenchch asqLthe laud of Pahang by M. Charles de&a Pra, mining engineer of Palermo. DuiHj my recent sho»t journey through the Nefjri Sernbilan, 4l have been euabled to

ECHOES OF THE WEEK. [ARTICLE]

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ECHOES OF THE WEEK. GEORGE AUGUSTUS SALA (Written far the Straits Kan**.) London, Ith September. Wen- •Mr Dick" of Coppertield" fame a creature' of reality and not of fancy be might rub i lW T y at th<i rfMUHn>hraQtnat 18iK) has been a year pre-eminentlv devoted to discussion referring to

Paris Letter. [ARTICLE]

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Paris Letter. M our SSPS Correspond*. nt.t Z? t Lojac LxTi m Baponuc 5£ //./>. nth Sept.- The Third B public jtjvas twenty years old on the fourth mJJJ.rut. Since the death of L uii> XV., the j Well-Beloved," after a reign of fiftyRight years, deeply-dyed hy cor option mud

The Sunset of a Life. [ARTICLE]

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The Sunset of a Life. M. Ernest Reuau is perhaps one of the few eminent men who, having risen f poverty to celebrity rather than opulence selects his native village, Trcquier, Brittany, wherein to pass the sunset of life. He occupies a plain, whitewashed one-storied villa, rtosmapbarnou -the Celtic for

The Tanjimg Pager Land Company, Ltd. [ARTICLE]

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The Tanjimg Pager Land Company, Ltd. lnmadj lUrued thirteeth ordinsry ralmeeiiiigol ihoTaOJOUg Pa jar Lend Company, Limited, wa>*hekJ iu Henna, Bodyk and Davidson's otlice at noon ou Saturday day, Mr. .1 <_'. Davidson occupied the < hair and there were present Messrs. E. J. Nansou, Buckley, John Audersou, and U

MONDAY, 6th OCTOBER. [ARTICLE]

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MONDAY, 6th OCTOBER. fn he f that tbe Gorski family leave tor Shanghai to-morrow, the cost'of their passage being defrayed by the Straits Government. The gross receipts of Mr. Khorv's lecture on meteors amount to |17n, Which is forwarded -without any deduction for expenses) to the treasurer of the Children's

The Chinese in Siberia. [ARTICLE]

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The Chinese in Siberia. (Loudon and China Exprtss.) We uc. often pointed out that by tc m i- tie the Chinese could cans- tie BUISi ans much auxictv in the Amoor district, simply by a p colonisation. 1 that the Russian autboriti now taken alarm at this quiet invasion, for

Bad Weather on the China Coast. [ARTICLE]

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Bad Weather on the China Coast. The it/it ran, which arrived on the _6tn Sept., from Singapore, reports having experienc d a beavj N. b. gale onUnde, iu which she few leel ol her porl bulwarks, and the J- (pan from the N'luio port reports that she -hipped largo quan

A Nervous Witness. [ARTICLE]

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A Nervous Witness. It is invariably the peculiar affectation of the Britisher to look' upon the av. Asiatic a^ au adamantine individual, who is capable of undergoing the most trying ordeal without auy pe OeptibltJ change in his placid countenance but a little incident Which happeued iu the police court

Training Notes. [ARTICLE]

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Training Notes. Stray Shots. Some excellent work has been done on the course during the past four or five days and the interest in the performances ot the likely candidates should be greater this week, as on Saturday, the entries will close tor the first day's racing, and alter that

Cricket. [ARTICLE]

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Cricket. C. versus '^t: 58th Reoiment. fi*\ all day match between the above team* was played on t he Tanglin ground on a *sjduy, aQ< resu^'d in a very easy ?ietor^? >r tlle S C The tf rouu^ was in fair COD Sf'* ou a "d the only drawback to

Muar. [ARTICLE]

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Muar. H (From our Correspondent.) jAfitar, sth October.- -The periodical surnfe. repairs, &c, of the Bengkalis at Singapore have broken in on the regularity <jrour usual mail communications for nearlga fortnight. The Perak has been the only steamer available, and as she was not equal to the demands of exporters,

Deli Races. [ARTICLE]

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Deli Races. At the Deli Races on the 27th, 28th, and 29th Sep tern bi r, the programme took in seven eveuts on the first and third days and three on the second day. Three of the Baron de Horn's hoi leofl victor JR oselyn and Bend' Or t. u,

The Loss of the "Ertogrul." [ARTICLE]

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The Loss of the "Ertogrul." 1 Hongkong Diily Press, Sept. 20'th.) Tin: German iteamsr BtHsaa ar iv.-d here yesterday from Kobe, sad Captain tla-sloop nas courteously supplied Ui With further particulars of the ies- of the Turkish tnsa-of-wsr Ertogrul. It appears that o. the [*Hh in t the Boji-maru arrived

The Banks and the Chitties. [ARTICLE]

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The Banks and the Chitties. This morning, the Chief Justice, sitting in Bankruptcy, on the application of Mr. Bailey for tbe Hongkong aud Shanghai Banking Corporation, made two receiving orders against two Chitties named Moona Roona Anna Koonarappa Chitty, and Seera Moona Navena Souckaiingam Chitty. The liabilities of these two

The Government Gazette, 3rd Oct. [ARTICLE]

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The Government Gazette, 3rd Oct. Thb Thian Hob Keong Temple at Singapore has been exempted from the operation of the Societies Ordinance. Rules relatiug to Guars n tee Bonds approved by the Secretary of State for the Colonies, are published. They come into operation when a Colonial Officer proposes to

The Labour Question. [ARTICLE]

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The Labour Question. Thi publisl follo\ m j_ grant Labour Coinoj i Colonial En*ii The i n'ble J. The Hon'ble J. T K The PoW«ll, Pl'A. Agent. Mr. D. Chairman of i Commerce. tiilt. ICr. J. Turner. M-. B. Brown. Mr. Khc Bn Ann. Mr. E. A. B. B Commisson,

The "China Mail" on Raub, and Punjom. [ARTICLE]

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The China Mail" on Raub, and Punjom. mr. nor... nam demonstrated that .he stories of the gold hidden in the Malav Peninsula are not ail lv t.h. H e has not. re-discove ed tbe land of Ophir, but he has brought down to Singapore 867 oss. of tho precious metal.

Expropriation of Land. [ARTICLE]

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Expropriation of Land. The following rules have been made under The Acquisition of Land for Public Purposes Ordinance 1890" I. Whenever any land hold sublet to payment of rent to tho Government shall he acquired under the Ordinance, tho proprietor shall he relieved of liability to pay rent to the

In Bankruptcy. Be Frederick Pooles & Co. [ARTICLE]

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In Bankruptcy. Be Frederick Pooles Co. (Application for Discharge.) This afternoon, in the Supreme Court, before the Chief Justice sitting n Bankruptcy. Frederick Pooles, a Buikruptof the firm of Fred-rick Pooles, Co., late of 1, Battery Road, applied for his discharge under Section 28 of the Bankruptcy Ordinance of 1888.

A New Building In Hongkong. [ARTICLE]

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A New Building In Hongkong. W^give the following account, from the Chitu% Mail, of a new build iug erected in HonnJ|ong, because something of the same kind\-SJouid suit usau Singapore A iSjfadsonie and important addition to the numMi of European buildings in Queen's RoadSContral has been made iu the edifice

British Borneo Trading and Planting Company. [ARTICLE]

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British Borneo Trading and Planting Company. I .oral meeting of ths ilti "3fc r,i Lri lii: r »»d Planting i .111--ptnyHmited) was treld ou the Bth Sept.. to inciv.{K^hM capital of tho company by the cniatJmpf 76,i 00 n--w ord;.. ret of £1 ALr wR J Dunu WAS iu t!l

Municipal Commissioners. [ARTICLE]

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Municipal Commissioners. Monday, Octobsr 6th, IB9ot A spucial meetiug of the Municipal. Commissioners was hehl in the Board Room, Town Hall, yesterday afternoon at 2.30, Mr. Gentle presiding; there being also present Messrs. Cuthbertsoo, Maxwell, Sohst, SheUord, Lim Hug Keng and Tan l^no Wnn. The New Town Market. A letter

Monthly Bills. [ARTICLE]

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Monthly Bills. Bills to the amount of 815,213.47 were hud on the table and passed for payment? special notice being taken of J Lount ot 1888 being the complete cost including legal expenses of the Fraser Estate I T<\¥ll 1 BaUer^ Road --d to the sumol Wfor ammunition for the

Training Notes. [ARTICLE]

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Training Notes. STR_kY Shots. Somu very good work was done on the course this morning. Jeundler was sent twice round at an easy pace. The little bay mare, Mr. Ker's mount, rattled over two miles m fine style. Surprise did an easy twice round. Nimblefoot cast a couple ol miles

In Bankruptcy. [ARTICLE]

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In Bankruptcy. Bt Frf.l ERICK PoOLEs 4 i icaiioA r i f e. ten loui hief ng in Bankruptcy, Frederick inkrupt e firm of Pn tery for bis discharge ui v Bankruptcy Ordinance i was j ird yester- Official 1 his report His Iship raise 1 the question as to

Missionary Meeting. [ARTICLE]

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Missionary Meeting. At the monthly mission meeting last t, Mr. A. L a colporteur of the ity, described a risil to Biinnia,adistnct in X. Celebes almost unknown here. 1 high above the sea, is peopled by native races speaking four languages, who have mostly been (hiisf n. d v.ithin th.-

Late Telegrams. [ARTICLE]

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Late Telegrams. Via Ceylon.) London, 98fh Sept. But little progress has vet been made at 'J ij»pe ary with tho trial of Messrs. O'Brien sad Dillon and others, lately arrested. Perpetual wrangling is going ou between the counsel for the prosecution and the defence. A match with gloves was fought

Correspondence Between the President of the Municipality and the Hon'ble John Burkinshaw. [ARTICLE]

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Correspondence Between the President of the Municipality and the Hon'ble John Burkinshaw. To &e Hou'ble Mr*Burkinshaw, rv r- for Mr. Donaldson, i n S oe t),at tho Privies belonging to houses Nqs7 to 17 situated in Tanglin Road are not constructed in tho manuer required by the Mfjjctpal Commissioners, there

The Gatling Guas Company. [ARTICLE]

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The Gatling Guas Company. m ntai. Bam ss. The CoMf-jn lb si Woi Tn fo ni ;l W matter bri-4 rred to in our !>})• coary of i^st Saturday A mesUagof thoshsreholdereof ths I 1 Ammunition Company, Limited, held on Sept Sihatthe* ity ler minus Hot 1 petit» It. Couchmau

The London Borneo Tobacco Company. [ARTICLE]

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The London Borneo Tobacco Company. A circular has been Issued to the sharehol»£X. ders. which states: In accordance with S^T promise made at the last meeting of share. I holder, the directors now submit duly audito<l»*p accounts of the expenditure in Borneo to tejnber 30th, I**B9. Some unavoidable deUjpj' has

Financial News by Mail. [ARTICLE]

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Financial News by Mail. Application baa been made to A Bxchai ge Oomm ttee to all >~ i:' ,rs to be quoted in the i. B^_ Brit sh I>''' snd i angkst Tobacco r JB (Limited rdmar 1 «t^ 122 < T i 1 Pre! 1 h£ I porta -on

Correspondence. The Morphia Question in Singapore. [ARTICLE]

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Correspondence. The Morphia Question in Singapore. TO THI I OF TH Bin, Anot |er" on the 80th ultimo, wb in .1 un aidpoint, but without Bobjer i .tt in L>r. Bott's opiuiou' i lam willing to with fairness or in tell on. adopted b tone "t abus which i merit

Straits Settlements Association. [ARTICLE]

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Straits Settlements Association. I hs Editor Of the m Straits Timv>." Sik, Vou have been good enough to insert paragraphs from time to time requesting members of the Singapore Branch of this Association to send their annual subscription of one dollar to me. So far 41 members out of 175

Alteration of Drains in Nankin Street. [ARTICLE]

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Alteration of Drains in Nankin Street. To the Editor of the m Straits Time> Sir, I observe tbe work of alteriug the drains in this street is being proceeded with but before allowing the work to be completed, the drains <>u the opposite side are also oomtnenced, so that the

Shipping News. [ARTICLE]

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Shipping News. The crew of the British ship Gambira, Apparently for uo ostensible reason, refused duty yesterday the meu were brought before the Marine Magistrate, who ordered them to be kept in gaol until the ship was ready for sea, when they will be put on board. H. M. S.

THE TANJONG PAGAR DOCK CO. LTD. [ARTICLE]

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THE TANJONG PAGAR DOCK CO. LTD. /^J 16 of t)»o Company are situated at lanjontf-tfagar adjolcing the town <" Singapore, titffe tram-cars run at short intervals oarryinc Ijfeengers and goods from Wharf to destmatiajh at low rates. The Vv firf extends to one mile and quarter and IS dr*Med by

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DENTAL NOTICE.— Mr. M. F. Simon, i.. i). s. ki» Sargeon Dentist, may be consulted daily nt the General Hospital, Sepoy Lines. Hours from 10 to 12-90; or appointments* imy be arranged for other honrs by letter. KNIGHT CO. ART FURNITURE MANUFACTURERS, Decorators and Designers. Builders AND GENERAL < ONTRACTORS.

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Pfi^RL OF TABLE WATERS. HENatural Sparkling Mineral tfi iy> Waters. Kronthal. 8P WILHELM'S QUELI »{&SOLE AGENTS POSADA WINE COMPANV, A, Battery Road, Singapore.

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McAlbier ft Co. Ojfi r res roLLOwiMo Wtumtt Bpqhi vn*i rwi nv-xm P ERIN ETA ri Dm VnnsnvAi Crampas $15 PKK CASK OK 1 DOS, Q| *R TB U n "J PIH-J JOHM McDoUiiA Vino di Pasto l« It:R CASE OF I Do/. Ql a.. JAMES WATS' >N A Co.s

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ARRIVALS ES Flag _r _J Vksskl's Nam*. a Tons. Captain p^ m q»it-t, I P~ jj iq lAIR *ROM. SAILED. CONSIGNEES. Sept i 1 Q-SSede l^ T Sept 28^. Mansfield A Co. 30 ffia str' fi^n Deli S€ P t W. Mansfield A Co^ oct Celestial str. 640 Kunath arang

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H SHIPPING. IN PORT. Sailing Vsssslr T Bua Pa n, 586, Maeter, Uncertain Mkk.of.Wah. >575> Gilfma n n o j^' sanjerT/,a 8 1/i( u.N.M's gunboat 226 tona, Cap- ghai,— JAoads. «nan. 1 tain Frankftmp, ti X.M'k Consul, -Roads. Celestial Empire, 1,757, Giffillan Wood a ft Lucifer, H.lS.M's. vrnnb(rat, 121, tons,

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POWELL (Q AVCTIONRKBR "''HNITTJKR. Ao "on Halk. iklmwimliK T |(0„kC...... J»«pHU.>He Soroe»,» B<%ok S:h LKDipn Buh«r., Tuhl iv"" »> C»r.i T»l MHtnu* CLttUH M.-HT '•!«<».- Chi.mhi.rC i-l^rdi Offi,* 1>,.,..»I >,.,..» Cabinet m*- ClrnirChfHtHof I^mm, ruukHh* r»H«KI -M.,.,!. ay»H> 1ir.,,1 flr.. M .r.H.f) Cono. Duuan T ,7" f |)r f T.«..,

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DR. J. COLLIS BROWNE'S CHLORODYNE A T d H vL°rs quet refreshing sleep, freT^ead^T m\\\n\ iIT P m M t* n^ i /h, to calm and as-' snage the weary achiugs of protracted disease invigorate the nervous media, and re^iTare tlie inoculating systems of the body, you will pro! vrde

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ROSINSON <Sr~CLEAVER'S Jj& PARIS PRIZE MEDAL I ffBH CAMBRIC POCKET HANDKERCHIEFS 2^ d ?/iiff^' "fi-stt isuffi u 6 ar-j*?*/ u r- 2 j K-^:.. If K«*!f WW?"-- Hi?*^^SCSS rt ft S. inad..|. Fil Lh,e,l P,il_l o f i 4i f s Urd (the moBt d hle rti «>« Roller T.,weE,

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Ca HI H awai La PI and P i The Straits fro:;i the 'mii-v t\) !-.<•< m parables, [mperiales, Reins Victoria Veqnems, Breaae, Calebraa, Regalias, B it-aaica, Filipina aad Media, Oriantalea, Conchas,' Londres deor-s, Loadrea Sup ciales, Ba <>tas Tr. C Xo 1, 2, :>, Habauo. and Cortados in box

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v„.. TwaNTV yBAU3 ha* ro*i:itaiuc<l it* world-wide WiVP 'iMovoiv.l r»«- I', «re oi Uwin Wrtckiirfe. Paralj «^S Sloopleaj 'V *_5T n.^s. liui »iu_Tl DecHV of Vitnf Power, and all 1 uuctronal li*Si_ S> tk>!u n,lc>nt nvvn l'-iuiL-ncy of the Vital _m<: a '•X jt CTJTJLE i Dyspepsia, TJTerve, and Heart

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consequence of Imitations of THE WORCESTERs/HRi. SAfJCE which art calculated lo deceive the Public, nd Perrin have to request that Purchasers see that the /sau^ bears iheir Signature thus ft g£^<^g%y^<_.t_? without \rhich no bottle of Ihe ■>■'. ll < K\' V> ERSIf/PE 5. t UC Ask for I.' ERR

SUPPLEMENT TO THE WEEKLY "STRAITS TIMES" OCTOBER 8, 1890.

Masthead [TITLE SECTION]

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SUPPLEMENT TO THE WEEKLY "STRAITS TIMES" OCTOBER 8, 1890.

Untitled [ARTICLE]

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fa consequence of the mail arrangements "<*ofV >.*d«,,,is given in nt.

WEDNESDAY, 18th OCTOBER, 1890. REUTER'S TELEGRAMS [ARTICLE]

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WEDNESDAY, 18th OCTOBER, 1890. REUTER'S TELEGRAMS For Strait* Times. Tub Tat.ifi Bill, London, 7th Oct. The old tariff expired i night on Sunda\ and a great rush mad" by captains to get their vessels vd at the New York custom house. Cunard steamer Etruria with an immense cargo entered a

Malacca News. [ARTICLE]

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Malacca News. Milacca. 7tk Orf,,b,e.—T\w Rev. Mr. has been officiating as temporary or in phristcburch, and has mm with arty welcome from the coagregatioa who. at present, have no resideut chaplain. Tbe weather continues hot. aud ruauy of tbe wells in town are almost dry from want

Holland. [ARTICLE]

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Holland. The news from the Dutch tobacco plan- in North Borneo, says the Overhaul wfail, is very unfavourable. Tic- rate tality among the coolies is very and causes heaw The shares North Borneo Tobacco Company nave gone down from 96 to 14. Thedefi -;t in the Dutch ludiau Budget for

Rain at Penang. [ARTICLE]

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Rain at Penang. rs the Straits ludeu ndeni oi the Nt Never in the memory of the M oldest inhabitant of this 3ettlem.nl wsk there heavy and continuous rain as ia these la>t fen day*, when the registered raiuf dlfroiu the 2sth to the 89th ultimo inclusive amounted to over

Training Notes. [ARTICLE]

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Training Notes. Stray Shoi M i of the horses wen- <>ut al a hour this morning. NinibleJ loway Sh rborsu rattled over together, when the former w I mil Black A put through a coup] of miles in much hetter form than she has shewn lately. Stist- Bat i i

In Bankruptcy. [ARTICLE]

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In Bankruptcy. Itt Frederick Pooles Co. [pp/irtttimfor Discharge. In the Supreme Court, before the Chief Justice, sitting iu Bankruptcy, Frederick Pooles, a Banki upt of the firm of Frederick Pooles Co., late of 4, Battery Road, applied for his discharge under Section 28 of the Bankruptcy Ordinance of 1888. The

Netherlands Indies. [ARTICLE]

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Netherlands Indies. Bdi t-outinues iu a disturb owing|M^a ban waging tbe coriuti(V| ln Acbeen Proper, the Ach outsidflWjhe liii' the forts under oontiuualßftre. The Urn v back, bat the emMy go on ha notwithstanding thKnt urn fire, m none the worse for it. ,'fflti.tioisout at night seldom hearorsee auythfim of

Siamese Concessions. [ARTICLE]

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Siamese Concessions. Lord Thurlow. the Chairman ol Empire of India Corporation, al tn< held in London ou llthSeptemb r, -aid: Tho length of time wt have b •< ,i in exist has not been long enough to ci se a transactions, but it has enabled u^ to enter Into one

The Morphia Habit. [ARTICLE]

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The Morphia Habit. To rOs m rn i SIS, Referring to th< in your column liug I ie opiu iu m phi i habits, p! use p the any ing from I h i cet tut ion of morphi for the giving up of opiu in, bu i if jumping

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sportinc; __mmi lj\ Joyce Co., Ltd., 57, Upper Tl Jj Street, London Work*, VValtliam Al> bey, Essex. CflMtraetora lo II. 31 vVi.r Depart ment, the Imperial Ottoman ami othei ernments, desire to announce that thi appointed Mesur-.. Hn.i. !l.\mr Singapore, a., t hoir Solo Age-i I in the Straits Settlements.