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Historical Society, and the Resident's official quarters. Continuing northwards on the western boundary stands the handsome Willems Kirk and numerous bungalows, and on the left the railway station "Weltevreden." Crossing the railway line and bearing to the left along the northern side of the Plain we pass a small bridge, and turning to the right, through the French quarter, issue on to Molenvliet, near the "Harmonie." At the Harmonie Club every Sunday, from C.30 to 8.30 p.m., an excellent musical programme may be enjoyed, whilst at the "Concordia" Club on Wednesdays, from 6 to 8 p.m., and on Saturdays from 9 till 12 p.m. the exceptionally fine Military Band entertains the members and their friends. Both clubs are well appointed, and possess fine billiard rooms, libraries, large ballrooms, and spacious reading rooms. The "Concordia" has a membership of well over a thousand.
A Corner View of the K.P.M. Office.
including ladies. Visitors can obtain admission to both clubs through their respective Consuls, or through a member of the Committee. The sights of the city are by no means exhausted, and a visit should be made to the Pasar Baru, chiefly inhabited by Chinese. Bombay, Japanese, and Chinese shops line the narrow roadways and here very beautiful and interesting articles are sold, but the purchaser will have to drive very hard bargains before obtaining them at a reasonable price. The streets are thronged with a very cosmopolitan, good humored crowd, the universal white suit of the European relieved by the brilliant tints of the Javanese sarongs. Street vendors with their dubious looking wares are scattered here and there, and coolies, nude save for loose trousers rolled up to their thighs, swing past at their peculiar trot, laden with firewood, water and all kinds of burdens suspended on each end of a bamboo pole. Practic-