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A grave scandal has been brought to light at Hongkong. The superintendent of police, in a raid on a gambling house, seized a book containing the names of officials in receipt of bribes. Inspector Witchill has been committed for trial, four inspectors and a sergeant have been suspended, twenty Chinese detectives have been banished, and Mr Osmund, first clerk in the Registrar's office, has been interdicted. Bicycleß.—Cooke, Howlison, and Co. take second-hand bicycles in part payment of new ones; so_ intending purchasers of aew mounts should give a call. " Records " are neither reduced in quality or price.—[Advt.]

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Page 2 Advertisements Column 3, Evening Star, Issue 10419, 14 September 1897

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Page 2 Advertisements Column 3 Evening Star, Issue 10419, 14 September 1897