should call on the assistant resident (chief local authority), whose dwelling and office are near the shore, the native regent or the (native) patih.
Travellers can make Sourabaya the starting-place for all the trips mentioned in this book.
O. Kurkdjian, Soerabaya. Sourahaya. The Commercial Quarter.
Travellers in Java are kindly requested to abstain from the distribution of money in response to mere demand for"Persen" (Bakhshish, Tips) and bestow it only in return for some actual service rendered, or in cases of evident and established distress.
TIPS TO HOTEL BOYS:
FOR ONE PERSON / 0.25 to / 0.50 a day.