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1201.

1201.

Prohibited Articles : Coin, gold, silver, precious stones, HONG KONG

jewellery,&c.,opium, morphia, morphine and cocaine,
The Hong Kong Post Office maintains encies at the

undermentioned places in China :- Amoy, Canton,
Chefoo, Foochow, Hankow, Hoihow, Liu-kung-tau

(Wei-hai-wei),Ningpo, Shanghai,Swatow,and Tientsin.
Only letters and postcards fully prepaid are sent viâ

siberia.

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HUNGARY
ICELAND

4 lb.

12 oz.

4001. (86e Col. 9)

Prohibited Articles : Coin, gold, silver, precious stones,

jewellery, &c.
Insured letters are sent via Denmark.

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INDIA (BRITISH)

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ITALY

(see Col.

9)

Prohibited Articlos : Coin, gold, silver, precious stones,
jewellery, &c.
Works of art (including photographs), ruled and

printed forms, account and manuscript books, blote
ting pads, labels, sheet, card and block almanacs,
calendars of every description, diaries, cards in
general and picture books, and old newspapers in-
tended to be used as packing are liable to customs
duty, unless sent in small quantities by private
individuals for private use. Any such articles con-
sidered by the Indian Post Office to be merchandise
will be delivered only on payment of customs charges.
All articles of intrinsic value are liable to customs duty

in India, and must not be forwarded by letter post.
Prohibited Articles : Gold, silver, precious stones, jewel.

lery, &c., except in Insured boxes; coin ; albums,
coffee, roasted or ground, or its substitute, playing
cards, growing plants and cuttings, saccharine,
tobacco, vanilla, saffron, feathers, perfumes, spirits,
patent medicines, chemicals, articles of apparel, and

many other articles,
Insured Box Service : postage 18. 6d., Customs De.

clarations 1 ; see page 67.
Lithographs, engravings, photographs, maps, pictorial

cards, printed or manuscript books bound in ivory,
celluloid, pearl, mother-of-pearl, bone, tortoiseshell,
or other similar substances, or with metal orna-
mentation, must not weigh more than 100 grammes
(about 84 ounces). Newspapers, periodicals, and
illustrated journals, also separate printed sheets
(such as notices, circulars, proofs, sheets of music,
&c.), must not weigh more than 1,000 grammes

(9 16, 3} oz.).
Sample Post.-The limit of weight is lower than 12 oz.
for many articles, e.g., tea (gross weight 50 grammes
= 1 oz.); cinnamon (75 grammes=2} oz.); cocoa,
chocolate, and preserves ; needles, pins, and other

metal objects (100 grammes -31 oz.).
Prohibited Articles : Coin, gold, silver, precious stones,

jewellery, &c.

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ITALIAN
SOMALI.
LAND

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E.,

2.

8. * IVORY 2 d. first oz.

Assinie COAST and 1 d. each

andGrand E., every Tuesday. Every Monday.
oz. after

Bassam
La hou,

Cape Le
Via hou,
Liver Grand E., Jan. 14, 28 ; Feb. 11, Every Monday.
pool Lahou, 25; Mar. 11, 25.

Half Jack,
Drewin &
Bereby,
Sassandra. E., Jan. 7, 14, 28 ; Feb. Jan. 10, 17, 24 ; Feb. 7,

4,11, 25; Mar. 4, 11, 25. 14, 21; Mar. 7, 14, 21. By French Packet 10 and 28 each 8 and 12 each month.

month, and Supple-
mentary following

mornings JAMAICA 1d.

ViA Bristol E., Jan. 7, 21; Feb. 4, Jan. 12, 26; Feb. 9, 23 ;
18; Mar. 4, 18.

Mar. 9, 23.
By British Jan., Aftn. 8, E.
Packet 12, Aftp. 22,

E. 26; Feb.
Aftn, 5. E. 9,

Aftn. 19, E. From
Vis

23;Mar., Aftn. New
U.S.A.

York
6, E. 9, Aftn,
19, E. 23.

every
* By Ameri-

Sat.
can Same as United
or Ger-

States

man Pkt. JAPAN 2fd. first oz. ViA Brindisi E., Jan. 7, 21; Feb. 4, Jan. 7, 21; Feb. 4, 18; Including and itd. cach

18; Mar. 4, 18.

Mar. 4, 18. Japanese oz. after By French Packet E., Jan. 11, 28; Feb. 11, Jan. 6, 19; Feb. 2, 16; Saghalien.

25 ; Mar. 11, 25, and Mar. 2, 16, 30. See Col, 9 and

Supplementary fol. Japanese Li.

lowing mornings aotung (Port Arthur Rio

By German Packet M., Jan 12, 26; Feb. 9, Jan. 12, 26; Feb. 9, 23; jun). Dalny

23; Mar. 9, 23.

Mar. 9, 3. (Dairen), &c.).

VIA Vancouver M.,Jan.28; Feb. 25; Mar.25 Jan. 8; Feb. 5; Mar. 5.
*Via Siberia Altn, every Wednesday
(See Col. 9)

and Friday ; E. every

Saturday,
*Via United States Same as United States

Uncertain
From New York at fre-

quent intervals
LABUAN
id.

Same as Straits Settlements LAGOS id.

See Nigeria ((Southern) (W. Africa) LEEWARD id. Antigua,

Via
ISLANDS

Dominica,
South ( M., Jan. 5, 19; Feb. 2,

Jan, 10, 24; Feb. 7, 21 ; (Antigua, Do

Montserrat,
amp-

Mar. 7, 21. mipica, Mont

16; Mar. 2, 18, 30. Nevis,

ton serrat, Nevis,

St. Kitts. St. Kitts and

*Via Tortola (Vir

Dart.

Aftn., Jan. 7 ; Feb. 4; mouth

Mar. 4. gin Islands.)]

Antigua,

Via M., Jan. 21 ; E., Mar.
Hali.

9.
Nevis,

fax. St. Kitts.

*Via New Aftn., Jan. 1, 15, 29; Continued :

York,

Feb. 12. 26: Mar. 12, 26. * Correspondence intended for transmission by these routes niust be specially so addressed. * For rates of postage on other classes of correspondence, see p. 710.

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JAPAN

4001,

No service

Prohibited Articles ; Coln, gold, silver, precions stones,

jewellery, and generally all articles liable to Customs
duty. Pictorial post-cards are liable to Customs duty,
and cannot be sent as printed papers unless sent
singly and unenckised, but should be forwarded by
Parcel Post or by Sample Post under the usual

conditions.
Japanese Saghallen (Karafuto). -The Insured letter

system applies to the following places only :-
Gaukinourasukoe (Galkino-Vraskoe), Kushunkotan
(Korsakoff), Mauka and Uradimirotuka (Vladi.

mirofka).
Only letters and post-cards, fully prepaid, are sent via

Siberia.

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LABUAN

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5.

3.

Uncertain.

1.
2.

4. LEEWARD

Viâ Dart Aftn., Jan. 7; Feb. 4;

Mar. 4. ISLANDS

mouth Mont

*Via Jan., M. 7, 21; Feb., contd.

serrat
Hali.

Aftn. 12, M. 25; Mar.,
fax

E. 9, Aftn. 19.
Via About twice a month
Antwerp on irregular dates.

Via E., Jan. 21 ; Feb. 23;
Tor Liverpool Mar. 25.
tola

Via
Portland Dates not yet fixed.
By French E., 16, and Suprlemen-

Packet tary M., 17 each month
LIBERIA 2 d. first oz. Via Liverpool:-
and i}d. each

E., Jan. 7, 21 ; Feb. 4, 18;
oz, after

Mar. 4, 18; Supple-
All places except mentary, via

Sierra
Since

Leone. E., Jan. 11, 25;

Feb. 8, 22: Mar. 8, 22.
Since only

Jan. 7; Feb. 4 ; Mar. 4.
*By Ger All
man Pack- places

M., 11 each month

excepi
Dover

Sino
#LUXEM
24d. first oz.
Via Belgium

Twice daily
BURG

and 1 d. each Grand Duchy)

oz. after

Jan. 8, 17, 31 ; Feb. 14,

28; Mur. 14, 28.

et viâ

Twice daily

Same as China

MACAO 2 d. first oz.

and ifd. each

oz, after MADAGAS- | 2 d. first oz. CAR and 1 d. each

oz. after

Via Marseilles

16 and 26 each month

E., 8 and 23 and Supple.

mentary. M., 9 aud 24
each month

MADEIRA 24d. first oz. By Union-Castle Line Aftn., every Saturday Every Saturday and itd. each * Via Liverpool.

E., Jan. 14, 28; Feb. 11, Jan. 10, 24 ; Feb, 7, 21; oz. after

25 ; Mar. 11, 25.

Mar. 7, 21.
* By Portuguese E., 4 each month and Jan.
Packet

29; Feb. 26; Mar. 29. MALAY

id.

bame as Straits Settlements STATES (Negri Sembi lan, Pahang, Pe.

rak, Selangor, and Johore).

MALTA

id.
Via Italy

M., Daily Daily except Thursday MARIAN 21 d. first oz. By German Packet M., Mar. 9.

ISLANDS and 1 d. each (except GUAM) oz. after I MARIAN 21 d. first oz.

Same as U.S.A. ISLANDS and 1 d. each (GUAM)

oz. after * Corres pondence intended for transmission by these routes must be specially so addressed.

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The registration of packets containing coin, and the in

LUXEM surance or registration of packets containing gold,

BURG silver, precious stones, jewellery, &c., is compulsory, (Grand Duchy) and everything of value, except coin or bullion, is

liable to duty.
Insured Box Service ; postage 18. 3d., Customs Declara-

tions 2 ; see page 67.
The insurance system is confined to letters for the MACAO

town of Macao only. Prohibited & Dutiable Articles : Same as Portugal. The insurance system is contined to letters for Am- | MADAGASbatondrazaka, Ambohimahasoa, Ambositra, Analalava,

CAR Andevorante, Aniverano, Ankazobe, Antananarivo, Antsirabe, Brickaville, Diego Suarez, Fanovana, Farafangana, Fianarantsoa, Fort Dauphin, Maeva. tanana, Mahanoro, Jaintirano, Majunga. Mananjari, Manjahandriana, Maroantsetra, Marovoay, Monamanga, Moronoava, Ste. Marie

de Madagascar, Tamatave, Tulear, Vatomandry and Vohemar. Prohitiled Articles: Coin, gold, silver, precious stones,

jewellery, &c. Prohibited & Dutiable Articles : Same as Portugal. MADEIRA

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MALAY
STATES

Insured letters are accepted for all places in Negri

Sembilan, Pahang, Perak and Selangor, except
Kuantan and Pekan in Pahang; but delivery is
effected from the undermentioned offices only :-
Batu Gajah, Ipoh, Kajang, Klang, Kuala Kangsar,
Kuala Kubu, Kuala Lipis, Kuala Lumpur, Parit
Buntar, Port Dickson, Port Swettenham, Raub,
Seremban, Tanjong Malim, Taipeng, Tapah, Teluk
Anson. in the case of insured letters for other
places, the addressees must arrange for them to be

at the nearest delivery office.
Prohibited Articles : Coin gold, silver, precious stones

jewellery, etc.; opium, morphia, morphine, cocaine,
spirits and bhang.
The insurance system applies to letters for Saipan

ouly.

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MALTA
MARIAN
ISLANDS
(except GUAM)

MARIAN
ISLANDS

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