The chief news of the fortnight refers to the Imperial force of drilled Chinese, and the dismissal from his command of General Burgevine, who was Ward's successor. As this ...Article : 2,487 words
It is stated that Sir Robert Napier is to be nominated Secretary at War, and that the office of commander-in-chicf of the army in India will be abolished, and a separate ...Article : 1,046 words
By the Dutch mail steamer we have Java papers to the 14th January. The Batavia Handclsblad mentions that H. N. M.'s steamers Madura and Sindoro left ...Article : 377 words
The Argus Office, Saturday Evening The markets have been very inactive this week, and trade generally throughout the colony has been dull On the arrival of the heads of the English news by ...Article : 2,839 words
Mea[?]s. Driver, Maclean, and Co. report for [?] weel [?]ing 7th March:- The sinnual race meeting having taken place during the week, but little business has been done in any ...Article : 633 words
THE MILLS.—A fair steady trade demand has fully sustained prices, which are quoted as follow:-Fine flour, £11 10s.; oatmeal, £35 per ton of 2,000lb. bran, 1s. 4d. to 1s. 41/2d, per bushel; wheat, 4s. 10d. to ...Article : 2,113 words
The following notification, issued by Colonel Neale, shows the nature of affairs in Japan to be suspicious:- "A Governor of Foreign Affairs came atalate ...Article : 200 words
Sir,—Will you allow me, through the me[?] of your columns, to communicate withsome hundreds of old friends and former parishioners who have left their nativo land ...Article : 525 words
In the Java Bode we find the following sketch of the state of Siak by Mr. Netscher, resident of Riow extracted from one of the scientific periodicals published at Batavia:- ...Article : 391 words
The arrivals of coolies from the Indian coast have now greatly fallen off, very few ccming over. The Government schooners have done their part in the work, having ...Article : 711 words
Sir,—In your leador this morning you speak of the forthcoming intercolonial conference as an opportuno moment for considering the question of a re-adjustment of boundaries. ...Article : 574 words
By the S. S. Baltic, we have Rangoon and Slouhncin papers up to the 13th and 10th instant respectively. The latter contain literally nothing of the slightest interest, and the ...Article : 106 words
The attention of the mercantile world has been directed to a case of salvage. Where H. M. S. Argus claimed some £6,000 for lightening and towing off the ship Laton[?] ...Article : 369 words
Sir,—That manufacturing industry should be festered in this colony cannot for a moment be denied; but that the election in our very midst of any chemical works, such, ...Article : 436 words
By the news brought from Labuan by the Lizzie Webber, we hear that the accounts from the mines are very favourable, there not hating been a single case of sickness among ...Article : 128 words
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