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North China Herald (Newspaper) - September 3, 1902, Shanghai, Shanghai AND THE WEEKLY EDITION OF THE NORTHCHINA DAILY SEPTEMBER 12 test mail and Arrivals aad of LBADING The New 461 SUMMABY OF 462 MISCELLANEOUS President Rooserelt 469 The British Commercial Treaty 469 Hosie on the Trade of Newchwang in 1901 470 The Cross 470 The Effect of the 471 The American Mail Papers 472 474 Honan 475 Hupeh 47o Ichang 473 476 Peking 477 477 Notes from the 477 478 479 480 Paris 480 The Municipal Council 4S1 Mohkanshan 4S i AMUSEMENTS Saturdays Sport The Shanghai Cricket Club The Shanghai Race Club The Shanghai Yacht Club 486 4S6 487 487 CORRESPONDENCE The British Commercial Treaty Good Night and Schlafen Sie Wohl The Need of Letter Boxes The German Homeward Mail MISCELLANEOUS Imperial Decrees Notes on Native Affairs Telegraphs in the Yangtze Valley The Typhoon Received The Chenchou Tragedy The Lois or Aborigines of Hainan Rocky Peitaiho The Transport Wright News from Manila LAW REPORTS a Gioil Summary Court Mooser Dallas Police Gin Sungchang Wilson Police Taylor Police Star Talbot Gill Lai Singh Miced Court Suadry Cases 498 COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE WEEKLY Market 508 Exchange 510 Share Eto u 511 488 488 490 490 490 490 493 494 495 496 497 497 497 497 498 498 NORTHCHINA DAILY Subscription 24 per THE HEBALD AND SUPREME COURT CONSULAR Subscription 12 per of China news pub lished on the departure of each mail for It has a large circulation amongst persons terested iu and connected with the Far and thus offers great advantages to advertisers of Home AGENTS LONDON Street Cornhill 124 Red Lion Fleet Street 11 4 Clements Lane Handy 4 Walbreok Son 4 Gracechurch Street Cowie 4 Greaham Street Samuel Leadenhall Henry Fleet Street Cannon PARIS John Jones 4 3Ibis Daube 4 Fraiikfort NEW YORK 4 ATLANTIC PORTS SCHTESSER 4 Third SAV FRANCISCO ierchants California SYDNEY Gordon 4 Hargrave4C Frickel 4 Queens K BK Thompson 4 YOKOHAMA Crawford 4 ffliacellaneoua LATEST MAIL England San Francisco 9 Hongkong 30 Tientsin 27 30 Yokohama 27 31 2S Vancou 4th The NorthChina Herald u tet up by the Linotype Composing f IMPARTIAL XOT THE NEW THE Treatys were glad its done wrote poet in the Pall Mall Gazette many years and Sir James Mackay and his colleagues must be glad that the new British Commercial Treaty with China is It is the first experience Sir Jamea has had of negotiating with Chinese and as for as his own wishes are it will undoubtedly be his treaty is nob actually signed as wo but it probably will be and thus the first and most important stage is after criticism by the British mer chants whom it and accept ance by the other Treaty Powers are atill necessary before the treaty comes into The United States has approved it as we have already the other Treaty whose commercial interest in China is so much smaller than will probably follow By the British merchants at as represented by their Chambers of Commerce and other it has been very favourably received to the British merchants in China it does not commend itself so com There are two blots on it in the eyes of the British merchant in China one is the excise of ten per cent on goods manufactured in China the other the duty and surtax of twelveandahalf per cent on all the supplies imported for the use of foreigners in China that were formerly on the free The ten per cent excise seems to most of us a very great It is evident to us that the extension of cotton mills and other industries must be of great advantage to China as giving employment to her surplus population and increasing her but wa can understand the difficulty of making Chinese officials realise and realise that a wise govern ment would promote snob industries as much as Their vision is limited to the effect of the exten sion cf these industries on the revenue if bales of cotton yarn are manufactured in bales less are wanted from India or and the revenue loses the duty on these In combatting Sir James Mackay was hampered by his instructions from The cotton manu facturers of England and Bombay do not want to see their goods discrim inated and thus all that the China manufactories get is a paltry advantage of twoandahalf per There seems no probability of their being able to improve on
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