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draught gun-boats (for river guards, and ta transport troops to the various citadels throughout the country), the whole under the command .of an admiral. The police system is very effective, Malays from Singapore having been enrolled and trained for that service.
Morals are at the low ebb usually found among Europeans in oriental townsa the French living at free quarters with Annamite girls, whom they purchase, when quite young, from their parents, #30 being considered a high price. The climate of Saigon is hot, being so near the equator, but it is generally