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North China Herald (Newspaper) - November 13, 1896, Shanghai, Shanghai 823 Yokbhama the Kobe the ichd Nagasaki the 7th Japanese Joint Stock BuiMing has been started afc with a capital of which will erect houses and godowhs at the request of applicants and transfer the buildings to the latter on payment of in stalments spread over a period of 5 to 15 years We want such a company in Shang who started from Yokohama to cross the Pacific in a 17feet only got as far and has returned to He will start again1 from Hakodate next Count Home has entirely stopped the suspension of news papers and the dispersal of theatre and several adjacent houses were totally destroyed by fire at Yokohama on the 30th ratification of the Commercial Treaty between China and Japan was announced in the Official Gazette of the 29th a collision between the steamer Urayasu Maru and Qnogaiva Mam off Hakatamura the 28tli the former oneman being still The Urayasu Maru was a wooden vessel of plying between Osaka and Nagasaki as a General Viceroy of left Kobe for that the 1st in the Satswma Kobe Herald says is rumoured that some expert engineers belonging to the Department of Agriculture and Commerce are to pro ceed to China shortly to make investiga tions with a view to the establishment of a line of steamers in the upper reaches of the Yangtze Independent sent some of its back numbers to the where they were gratefully ft says It is a pleasure to notice the desire on the part of the criminals to acquire the information of the There is no antiRussian spirit among the murderer of KimOkKiun has been made the Kings Master of the Bishop is again in McLeavy Brown is the first foreigner ever decorated by the King of Chinese in Seoul presented with a Ten ThousandName Um Volunteer Steam backed by a capital of is shortly to be organised in according to the The Diet is expected to meet oh the 22nd or 23rd the out break of dysentery in Japau this year there had been up to the 20th cases and Emperors birth day was celebrated everywhere with great the Carew inquest Divers testified that the deceased was poisoned by not selfadminis The Progressive party will sup port the new Mitsu Bishi Cos new granite dock at Akunou ra will be ready to receive vessels on or about the 20th from fa to go as Minister to port of in is1 to be Tokio telegram of the 4th says A despatch has been received from Formosa to the effect that it has been decided to attack 18 tribes of savages in the neighbourhood of and the operation has been commenced by the THE Myitikyina District to thetiorih of Bhatno has an nneviable notoriety for violent crime and it assumes strange shapes at A village at feud with another heard a contemplated In self defence the vfllagera took the offensive agahist their and their action is thus tersely described in the official Repbrt They forestalled them by capturing practically the whole family which owned the Their primary intention was to bring their captives into but they were persuaded by the headmans widow to take a bolder Accord ingly they laid three of their captives two men and a woman in a rPW and hired an assassin to cut their heads They were preparing to sell the two remaining pri soners as slaves when they were History does not say what became of the bloodthirsty The like the are given to belief in and they are just as partial to summary methods in dealing with workers in Three brothers were suspected of causing the death of their enemies by supernatural means a whole village hired an assassin and1 two of the men were murdered cold The Kachins have long E understand that in the inquest on the late Carew at the jury returned an Tto Straits says petroleum industry in Java is The Dordt which works wells in Mip and East the last four distributed dividends of and 62 percent Its refinery at Sourabaya receives monthly from to barrels of and the output can readily be raised to The refinery turns out monthly about barrels and can easily work off much Hopes run high that oil from the Dutch islands wHl shortly bust American and Russian oils from in and an extraordinary story is told of the manner in which they remember past Two sepoys deserted and found their Way into the Sana They were killed at sight and the Kachins had to go back to the murder of Margary to justify their It appeared that some Kachins were arrested by Chinese officials after that travellers and were executed for supposed complicity in the Their relatives considered that the sepoys should pay the bloodpenalty and hence they were It was ad mitted that the Chinese had been directed to release the two Kachins on the represen tation of a British who could not identify them as the members of the gang who murdered but it was argued that theirdeath was indirectly due to the energyof the British representatives in pressing the Chinese for Any sepoys who may desert in the Kachin country are likely to have short shrift if the tribesmen thus treasure up their re THE following notes are from the and China Express of the 2nd The Silver niarket has remained without change at 30 A few transactions have taken place at slightly better New York has been a moderate For some time little has been doing in Mexican The nominal price is under that of In the Tea market business continues on an extensive Indian growth command ing chief large public salesbeing the order of the day during the week over packages have passed the Prices for ordinary kinds show signs of giving but good quality maintains its Ceylon growth in largely re duced supply and with a good demand has taken quite a China Tea at last comes in for more the low price current stimulating The London and Glasgow Engineering and Iron Shipbuilding Company Limited launched on the 21st from their Govan the twin screw steamer Sha built for the IndoGhina Steam Navigation CoMpaiiy The prin cipal dimensions over 301 depth from top 29 feet 3 inches gross tonnage about The machinery consists of two sets of tripleexpansion engines capable of developing indi cated The cylinders are 14 23 and 37 inches in and thesfcroke is 30 Edward Lavington late of Consular Service ik died at on the 26th A son of the late of Harrow Softool he was student rntetpwster in China iri having risen through the usual grades to be firstclass became acting interpreter afc Eiukiang in From that time On till he occupied a similar post afc various Treaty la he waa Acting Consul at Wuhuv and two years later was promoted to be Consul at Oxenham acted as United States Consul in 1880 and and was also Consul for other foreign Powers at different He was called to the Bar at the Middle Temple in In 1888 he was transferred to and in 1890 to In December of the latter year he retired on a pension owing trade and the Borneo Company in particular have to regret the death of Richardson one of the pioneers of the old school who have done so much for Britains Francis Richardson sailed from Glasgow to Manila in 1837 to join the firm of Paterson which subsequently be came McEwen He remained in Manila till and then went to Singa pore and returning Home in When certain branches of the firm were merged into the BornepCompany he became interested in that and has been its chairman since He had a paralytic attack in April last arid succumb ed at Brighton on the 25th of September afe the age of 82 He was almost the sole survivor amongst his contemporaries of the mercantile world of Manila in the thirties and and by his death a link with those days is His old of is probably thei only merchant of Richardsons time that survives The series of articles which the Drtify Graphic has been entitled u Are we being ruined by the Germans is They will have helped to vincethe public of the hoflowness of the greater part of the outcry against German It may be it ly is true that Germany is doing well in certain branches of industry and that in some cases the excellence of German me thods has filled British manufacturers with But to jump from that admitted fact to the assertion that British trade is being rained by German competition shows a want of sobriety in statement for wnich there is no The central fact has been brought out clearly that the Gertaan export trade is increasing no morerapidly than our That fact by itself disposes of most of the nonsense that the wouldbe Protectionists have Protection in Germany can hardly be pronounced a brilliant success when it has left German exports stationary while her imports have gone on rapidly As for we have no reason to be dissatisfied with what Free Trade has done for The prosperity of the country at the moment is thing that figures to prove In every the growing standard of comfort among and even more among English is apparent to all who have eyes to THE following1 notes are from the London and China Express of the 9th A telegram has been received 5 stating that the Admiralty have ordered borings to be mace preparatory to the selection of a site for the naval dock at We areglad to report that tfteChinese who had a strode of paralysis at the end1 of is progressing favoura His Excellencys power of articula tion has but the use of the right hand is not yet It is hoped that the Minister wiH be able to leave his room The Silver market has been The Indian Silver price fell and al though York could not be said to be a heavy the London price had to Afffle price1 of
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