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In addition to the Loralai bazar fund, two other Local funds are
maintained, the money raised being spent on sanitary establishments
and watch and ward. The receipts in x903-4 were Rs. 1a,3oo, and
the expenditure was Rs. 15,100.
The regiments at Loralai furnish cavalry detachments at Gumbaz
and Murgha Kibzai, and infantry guards for the sub-treasuries at
Hindubagh and Kila Saifulla in Zhob. District. Detachments from
the cavalry regiment at Fort Sandeman are located at Musa Khel
and Khan Muhammad ot, and a small infantry detachment is
stationed at Drug. Owing to the recent formation of the District;
police arrangements are still in a state of organization. The police
force is at present directly controlled by the police officer at Fort
Sandeman. In 1904 it consisted of 5 deputy-inspectors and 1.12
men, including 14 horsemen, and held five posts. The levies
numbered 392 men, of whom 7 were headmen and 224 mounted
men. They were distributed in twenty-eight posts, and included
74 men employed on postal' and telegraph service. The number
of subsidiary jails or lock-ups was five, with accommodation for 125
male and 20 female prisoners. Convicts whose term exceeds six
months are generally sent to Shikarpur in Sind.
In 1904 the number of primary schools was five, with 84 boys;
the total cost was Rs. 1,8oo, of which Rs. 951 was paid from
Provincial revenues, the balance being met from fees and Local
funds. Elementary instruction, chiefly of a religious . character, is
also given to about 850 boys and 180 girls in mosque schools, the
largest number being in the Barkhan tahsil.
Each of the five tahsils possesses a dispensary. That at Sanjawi
is moved, during the summer months, to. Ziarat in Sibi District.
There is accommodation for- 20 in-patients. The average daily
attendance of such patients in r903 was 1g, and the total average
daily attendance of all patients 208. The cost of the dispensaries
was about Rs. 1o,ooo, which was wholly met from Provincial revenues.
Vaccination is optional, and the majority of the people still resort
to inoculation. It is only when small-pox breaks out that the services
of the Government vaccinators are requisitioned. Statistics of vaccina-
tion are not available.
[`Report on the Geology of Thal-Chotiali and a part of the Marri
Country,' Records, Geological Survey of India, vol. xxv, part i
Surgeon-Major O. T. Duke, An Historical and Descriptive Report
of the Districts of Thal-Chotiali and Harnai (Calcutta, 1883).]
Loralai Town (Loral).-A cantonment and, since 1903, the
head-quarters station of Loralai District, Baluchistan, situated in
30° 22' N, and 68° 37' E. It lies in the Bori tahsil, 4,700 feet
above sea-level, at, the junction of the Harnai-Fort Sandeman and