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The China Mail, 1921-11-17

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COMMODORE EDOUARD SUENSON DEAD.
MAN WHO LAID HONGKONG CABLES.
ON HIS FARRIVAL AT HONGKONG LIEUTENANT COLONIAL GOVERNMENT FOR A SUITABLE LANDING-PLACE FOR THE FIRST CABLE AT DEEP WATER BAY, WITH RIGHT TO CONNECT IT GOVERNMENT'S OWN TELEGRAPH POLES, TO AN OFFICE AT VISTORIA. AT SHANGHAIHE MET WITH THE GREATEST DIFFICULTIES FROM THE VERY BEHINNING. EUROPEAN MERCHANTS OF ALL NATIONALITIES ESTABLISHED THERE WERE ANYHING BUT DELIGHED AT THE THOUGHT OF GETTING THE TELEGRAPH INTRODUCED IN CHINA, AS THIS WOULD PUT AN END TO,OR AT ALL EVENTS LIMIT, THE LARGE SPECULATION GOING ON THERE, AND WOULD ALSO DEPRIVE THE RICHER MERCHANTS OF THE ADVANTAGE THEY HAD OVER THEIR POORER CONFRERES BY DESPATCHING THEIR QUICH-SAILING NEWS OF THE STATE OF THE EUROP AN MARKETS.

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The China Mail, 1921-11-17
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NPCM19211117
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Hong Kong : China Mail Ltd.
Date Created/Published
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1921-11-17
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English
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NPCM19211117
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Newspapers and Periodicals Reading Area, 4-5/F Hong Kong Central Library
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