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Identifier: javasumatraother00caba
Title: Java, Sumatra and the other islands of the Dutch East Indies
Year: 1914 (1910s)
Authors: Cabaton, Antoine, b. 1863 Miall, Bernard, 1876-
Publisher: New York, C. Scribner's sons
Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
Digitizing Sponsor: The Library of Congress

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THE SANATORIUM, TOSARI. To face p. 94. ADMINISTRATIVE DIVISIONS 95 workers who flock from all parts of the island to earnthe handsome wage of two and a half florins a day—equivalent to four shillings and two pence, or anAmerican dollar. The city itself, which was a poorvillage only twenty years ago, to-day possesses 29,540inhabitants, which number includes a colony of 1,353Europeans, which is much larger than the colonyin Pasuruan, one of 3,537 Chinese, and one of 342Arabs. During the harvest season the activity is intense ;on all sides one meets with nothing but loads of coffeeor sugar-cane; in September a complete train of thislatter product leaves the railway station every ten minutes,to feed the sugar factories and refineries of the island. Malang, in spite of its wealth and its beauty, is sur-passed in attractiveness by Tosari. Without beingeven a district capital, this beautifully situated village isa hygienic paradise for all the sick or convalescent ofJava. Nearly 600 feet a

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