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tlOn of ,sara..wak' 'If?::aD! ex..C~~.dlP.gll.Y.'(miXed one' col1sistin , g of.po\V.er!al.tribes: ,. j . ." : . ',' . , ..', ' wno' fr()l11, olden; "tiiiles. have'f'! Q~!;.n , ~ . .jt " n lna Ol li st ic to On a ,:;: otlle h};""

8arawal( Gazetto, must be dirccted to t)1e Ml.litor t a \ the.GovernmentI)rinti~g Oftlcc,.!\ucl1iug,alldsent so. as to reach tile Office by thc,26th of tho montl1l\t,:>t~, lo.testortl1clr fl1ilJii~ation ,~illlll\ve't6be dcfotreduntil' theneiti8su...; ..~".;
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.'1'WO' lIlost interesting articles, hav. stabil'ity of ing reference to Sa.r1\V!\k, have A,p- the Ex-chancellor . tlm! Govern~nent.,'file fui'iher writes th'ri.t, pea red in the issues of the Pall Mall should t.)w people wish. it tlie 'Hajah Gaulle of the 7th aml 14th March; the one written'by His Highness the' "would have to take up his hat and, Haj'1h and the other ~y a. g~ntlemall . go.". 'fhis from the pen of a gentle,. ',mart of.U Jears ,experiencein Sara,. styling himself the Ex-cJlancellor (~ wak reaclsa little: stqu~gely. It is' not to the Exchequer, As most of our readers b(\ gainsaic1that sho1(~ such a \vish be will have all'eatly read Lhe arlicles reunanimotlsly expressed by .the popalafel'red .to, it will be needless to insert tion, the rosnlt,w()uld be as the' writef , them here, buL, iLSone or two of the Ex. cliall~ello.l"sstatements are, be- says, but hi~ experience llltist surely sides being a liWe conflicting, calcu- have taught him that snoh an oC'Cnrrence would be utterly inconsistent lated to l11i&lead, brief notice of his do with the present state of affairs in :article may not he amiss. Sarawa\c, .in fact simply. impossible. '1'he: Ex-ehal1cellol' writes of the Rajah~s Go'vernment'a~ being one by ".The. Eea Dya1ts," the writer trn1y
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that this great tribe' is againsplit,up . ~~Ol~"of authorities,1!the fire was the into lesser tribes, a combination of ~ extmguished and what might, have'
\vhich would be ,impossible, unles's. \Proved a serious disaster pr~vent~d.' called :,pon by the Governmentto ga- I~e. cause w.as spo?taneoUB. IgnitIon,
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has enjoyed so long such opportunities is~ue,of the North B01'1leo Herald:-

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are little likely to occur. At the pre, "IN cO,nsequence o~Governor L~Y,B ~ proceeon s!ck. lell.\~e,the Secretnry. . sent. moment. the. Emo pean staff of dmg to ~ng!nnd ColoDles hl\s, with tlfo' «:onsent of State 'for the officers. cons~sts. of 43 and n?t 20 as of the COllrt of Di,'ectol's of the ,British NOl.tlt
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they have some 10,000 tons mined, and at Busau . the smelting furnaces have beon agam start.ed. At Palm the large steaDl pumping :engine at tlu~ Chinese gold mines is now in fnll swing. rl'he 'v.o!kin~ of this engine
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faet tbo.t 0.ctlstom prev~ils am.ong tllC €:liinesc of.sending their sick to Hospital :in II..m.91:iound condition thereby shifting the onus,.of burial from themselves to tho' Govemmentl' Wit~l.roglli to Hos,1)italncco~~o~atio~'~hb necessity fol' a doaa-houso adJolmng, Wltl:. tllible. &c. for 1'08t tnortem examinations, is nbl1ndnntiy iljdicatet.l. Such anadt.lition is Undoubtedly 0. matter of tl}e first import8.nce, both n~ iiiso.nHal'Y JI':e~au;tio.in~'n'; qase~-by, no menhl! IUfrequent-oicorpses.Jela.yed 11\ urial, b and.l\s a means oC',enn.bli!lg(C.,ron/n's) jurics, in ca.ses'of supicious death, to found tlu~ir'ver~ di(,ts on inCol'lnlltion more .tl'ustlVor.thy than

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. ...23' ... 30 J avane~e, (~c. Glandu:lal' Iriflo.mmlitions ...~H.,'. , Heurt aud Chest Complain1s. f:! 5Q1 Rheumatism... ... 4. 'l'he I\bove figul'es do r.ot inolude the vel'y Misoella.llcolis,.. .,.1() consid~l'able number of nativos who have I'ecei ved Medicnl relief at Outstatiatls. 103 . Outstatiom.--Dul'ing the quarter Medical Police.-Follrtcen mon ha.ve be0l} off Ul\~y stores have been issued to the Collowing:011o.ccount of illness (luring the (lno.l.ter. Sadong and Sadong Coni Mine, Banting, . I have tbe honor to.be, . Kllfo.ko.,Sibu, Mukab, Bintulu, Bal'o.m, Luuuu, B.njah, Penrissen road. , Yotll'obcdipnt amI btimbl~ sel~vant" . Ilo'pital :.-In the Government H02pitul97 . C.G.'H.. STORIE, )!.B:, pa.tientd have recoived Medicnl and Surgical 2nd Mcdicat Odfcc/'. treatment during tho past three month~.
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e the 11Onor to infol'm j'W tlil1.t Manok anI! Palm';' al} permanent houses, con. , I arrived hel'e on the 10th instant, to tnka lip tl1.ining about 50 dO,ors~ After, this' harvest my present duties, and now beg to hl\l1<.1 ~'Ol\ tlley intenll returning to their ,village 'on'the' my monthly report on affairs in this district;, hill, nt present deserted.- These Dyo.ks' ill'e . Dyaks.-During the month I visited the also without nn Omng !CIIJ'I\aud, Hke'the' Tringgus, Gombang and Scrnmbu DYllks; ,1 'rringglls nnd Gombang Diitles, seE!tn anxious, had hopcd to have doue morc but \vas unable to- hl\ve one npp)inted. One ''Pa flu ~niS'(.Ii'~1 walk, follo,ving tho Podnun prcscnt Jooked u}J0nns head man. to <.10so.'l'he ,'; strellm; fl'om 'rogora to 1'ringgua is bad I1.Sfill' After the hnl'vest I propose brmglDg tho: I\S Binwllk (a. sml\ll ]{am pong of 4 lIoors of hCl\dmen oCTringgus, Gombaug and 6ii'ambn' 'rriuggus D)'nks). Tringglld villago has some to Kuching wbere their choice of new chiefs no doors. It has a clelln appearance hl\ving can be confifmea and theso chiefs tbem~8!, es v been freshly rebuilt, This viUnge is without invested in accordance with the old custom It chief, the Ornllg ICaYlI,Pcsllmn hn.l'ing been The Sirambll, fn:rms promise. a ver, ti~h Jeposea some time ago. I I\s"ed the people harvest as also do some ot ,tbe farms on tuo to elec~ a new chief, a,nd One 8nin, 1\ pleu'saHt left flund branch belongingto the Aup D.nd . IlDd quint looking man, who however unfor,tu- otbcr ,Dyaks, the Tringglls farms alOefl\ir but \ nately does not speak Malo)', was put forwlU'u; the Gombnng farms look very.'poor, The'Sitbel'e were no dissenting voices. Baill is tho l'!1.lDbl1 DYlLkshave a gool! <.leal hngo plnnted o son -of tbe late Oraug KII)'a 'remnuggong. At but nothing to be compnrell to ,the 'sngo n't
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JN1888. t, Katibal W"tc1t.l~ouse:--CoUlmenced in ~ov. e,mber 188,2 aQd finished in 'July 1883., 'En. tire oost $465.25. ~ "I'he length is ao ft. 3 in. Breadth 3DCt,2 in, Exkeme hei"ht..33 feet. Posts, I

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cbenp a.nc1811'0iI1g ,ti~tion, wi~h o.ccommo. do.tio.u for o.n, Officer. Tho RilH-' statiol1 is o.lso in f\ ,'ory bad condition but pet'bu.ps it .' " , " ,llaptt CtJw~lled,-:Comtnenc~(l In A:1)gnst 16~2, nna filllshoc1 11l Febrl.1o.ry -1883. COit ,$20.38. ' · " , '
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"G htla s F,re.tuoo,d "'led:-CotnU1~ncorl m August 1883 and fintshe(l 111JanuaI.)' l884, <??st,$17.07. "'. . IJongth 83 'feet 3 in. Hl'en(hh 2(! feet, Gem. Extl'ome, height 13 ft, 'I) in. J,'OSIA and: roof of bilinn. '; Tho wood WitS present'Cl\ hy the Set'a.u,.u,~ DYl1.lcs. 'the nttnps, nibon'g8, l1\tils and plal1lca wore found by Government.'rhe co.rpcntet.:8

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