j6 ten days in the jungle.
years ago it was filled with turbulent people ; every one's hand was raised against his neighbor ; now everything is prosperous. Every one law-abiding, the hand of justice most wisely administered by the Resident, Sir Hugh Low, has brought peace and prosperity from chaos and the jungle. Chinese are flocking in from Singapore and from about Canton.
All these new settlements are well policed by Sikhs, strong, powerful-looking men from Indian regiments, who are thoroughly well disciplined and quite capable of enforcing order when necessary.
The Chinese are natural gamblers. The government, finding it impossible to suppress gambling, decided that it was wiser to have what is called gambling farms. A man pays a certain sum to the government, and then is allowed to open one of these "farms," and it goes on under the supervision of the police.
We went into one of these houses. A long room, dark and dingy, was filled with tables ; crowds of well-behaved Chinese wereWe went into one of these houses. A long room, dark and dingy, was filled with tables ; crowds of well-behaved Chinese were