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The Straits Times, 9 October 1912

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  • Masthead [Title Section]
    The Straits Times. NO. 23.999 SINGAPORE. WEDNESDAY. OCTOBER 9. 1912. PRICE 10 CENTS.  (13 words)
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  • THE DAVIS CUP. [Articles]
    THE DAVIS CUP. BRITISH LAWN TENNIS TEAM FOR AUSTRALIA. Prospects Discussed. A splendid send on was Riven on >tptom ber 12, says the Daily Chronicle, to the British Isles Davis Cop team for Australia— C. P. Dixon (captain), A. E. Beamish, J. C. Parko, and F. G. Lowe— who left...  (1070 words)
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  • Prince of Humbugs. [Articles]
    Prince of Humbugs. HOW LONDON WAS TRICKED BY ADVENTURER. Amazing Career of Ingenious Person. For many years during last century then lived in London a remarkable and ingenious person, who was widely known as the Prince of Mantua and Montferrat. I'nder that title he figured in the directories; be published...  (1028 words)
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      Redio POLISHING CLOTHS. Them olotlm contain within themselves all the materials required for cleaning and polishing almost any kind of metal, thus dispensing en tirely with tins of paste or liqnid. They are servioeable nntil worn to pieces and are more lasting than any other metal polish. 30 cents each....  (303 words)
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    • Page 3 Advertisements Column 2 [Advertisements]
      f/yOf* Mulr.. th* 6kln at "*Csf^ \J4['- "t AS VELVEV, .no ko»p« '«*O V J bOFT, SMOOTH and WMIIE i. W all th. year round A/ Kcmove. and pfvrcata RoughneM. J a I'c.iurM, Irritation. Tan. etc. \f ,1 < O I.IXG AND RErRESHISG IL V l>l iilNr, THE SI'MMI.R HEAT...  (524 words)
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    • Page 3 Advertisements Column 3 [Advertisements]
      SINGAPORE GOLD STORAGE CO., LTD. xl^l^ik (NBAB BNTRANOI r. BORNBO WHAM; /^jffl^ mH^ Telephona 1020 JI k^Tj 1 »Sea Btoota of aIJ hand* of FROZBN V— MBATS, etc -vn be delivered to shippuiß »i it.wi»rm or j, MAKE FRIENDS the Singapore Roads, o. abort ■otioe. with Sunlight Soap. It Dr...  (489 words)
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  • Page 4 Advertisements

    • Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Advertisements]
      STEAMER SAILINGS. P. O STEAM NAVIGATION CO. FOB CHINA, JAPAN, PBNANG, OBYLON, AUSTRALIA, INDIA, ADBN, BGYPT. MEDITERRANEAN PORTS, PLY MOCTH AND LONDON. Through Bills ol Lading issued tor Cblaa Coast, Persian Gulf, Continental and American Ports. Steamers will leave Singapore on or about: MAIL LINES 1919 tionumard (for Bwope). from...  (668 words)
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    • Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 [Advertisements]
      STEAMER SAILINGS. N. Y. K. JAPAN MAIL STEAMSHIP CO, LTD. EUROPEAN LINE. f A Fortnightly service is mainUined between Yokohama via ports to Marseilles, London and Antwerp, under mail contract with the Imperial Japanese Government. Tbe New Twin-screw Steamers mainUining this servioe have been specially designed and constructed, and are...  (629 words)
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    • Page 4 Advertisements Column 3 [Advertisements]
      BTEAMER BAILIN6B. THE SIAM STEAM NAVIGATION CO.. LD. SINGAPORE-BANGKOK. For Pahang, Berserah, Tringganu, Bimt, Semerak, Bacho, Kelantan, Bangnara, Telapin, Panarai, Patani, Bingora, LaeoD, Kobsamui, Bandon, L>angsuan, Taku, Churupon, Kohlak and Bangkok. Dim Departure a p.m. s.s. MAHIDOL Oot. 9 1... REDANQ Oot. 1O Oot. 12 ss. PRACHATIPOK Oct. 14 Oot....  (725 words)
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    • Page 4 Advertisements Column 4 [Advertisements]
      STEAMER SAILINGS. HAMBURG AMERIKA LINE. HAMBURG. AMD OtUIICH DaMPFSCIIM MlaTMff. 'lUU" BREam Combined Servioe. Tbe steamres of these Companies maintain a regular service between Hamburg Bremen Antwerp, and Rotterdam, and the Straits, China and Japan. Homewards, they are despatohed fortnightly for Havre and Hamburg once a i month tor Bremerbavon...  (502 words)
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    • Page 4 Advertisements Column 5 [Advertisements]
      STEAMER SAILINGS. IM D L. orddautscher Lloyd. Bremt IMPERIAL GERMAN MAIL LINE. The fast and well-kncwn mail steamers of this Company sail fortnightly from Bremen Hamburg, via Rotterdam, Antwerp, Soutb ampton, Gibraltar. Genoa, Naples (connect ing Marseilles, Naples, Alexandria, and vice versa) Port Said, Sues, Aden, Colombo. Penang, Singapore, Hongkong,...  (644 words)
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  • Page 5 Advertisements

    • Page 5 Advertisements Column 1 [Advertisements]
      STEAMER SAILINGS. BIBBY LINE of fMt twin-»orew Mail Passenger Steamers between Rangoon, Colombo, Suez, Port Said, Marseille* and London. Proposed Sailings for 1912. HOMEWARD. Departures Departures n i ve Steamer SHAH" trom rOm BIABMItLIS f«' veß Ranooon Colombo London I LEICEBTERSHIRB Oct 17 Oct W Not 9 Nov 16 GLOUCESTERSHIRE...  (812 words)
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    • Page 5 Advertisements Column 2 [Advertisements]
      STEAMER SAILINGS. BRITISH INDIA STEAM NAVIGATION CO.. LTD. APCAR LINE OF STEAMERS. The undermentioned mail steamers of the aboTe Line maintain a regular service between Calontta an i Japan, calling at Penang Singapore, Hongkong and Shanghai en route. FLEET Todb Oommancte! "Jamsi" 6,018 L.Y. Abcbdbacon Gbbuost Apo»e 4,600 J. B....  (602 words)
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    • Page 5 Advertisements Column 3 [Advertisements]
      STEAMER SAILINGS. INDO-CHINA STEAM NAY. CO. LD. Direct Service to Japan via Hontkong Shanghai and to Calcutta via Penang from Singapore. Taking oargo on through Bills of Lading (or Canton, Macao, Swatow, Amoy, Chefoo, Tiontsin, Newcliwaog, Yangtsxe Ports, For. mosa. the Philippines, eta., etc.. etc. Steamers. Tons Commander Rotsano 4,806...  (520 words)
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    • Page 5 Advertisements Column 4 [Advertisements]
      1 THE ORIENTAL SPECIFIC h fie Specifio for tho Spt'ciric complaint andof whftUver rtandiDy Price 11.26. THE ORIENTAL PILE OINTMENT An efficacious Ointment fo<- both oxternal and internal Piles. Price |1.'25 and 75 ct». FRASER CHALMERS. LTD. TiSLTSST WIMCHESTIH HOUSE, 15 1 c 141 1H CRUSHEU FOOD. MANUFACTURERS OF MINING...  (386 words)
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  • Page 6 Advertisements

    • Page 6 Advertisements Column 1 [Advertisements]
      A. B. Mackay 's LIQUEUR WHISKY. As supplied by order to the HOUSE OF LORDS and HOUSE OF COMMONS. Price $12.66 per case, INCLUDING DUTY. SOLE AGENTS FOR STRAITS SETTLEMENTS AND MALAY PENINSULA: Adamson, Gilfillan Co., Ltd., SINGAPORE. PENANG AND MALACCA. YAMATO'S CASH CLEARANCE SALE Mow Proceeding. COFFEE CUPS. VI...  (138 words)
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    • Page 6 Advertisements Column 2 [Advertisements]
      ONLY WIKTORIN LIGHT makes your home a Paradise. It is the Most Perfect Light in existence. Every Lamp can be used as a Table, Wall or Hanging Lamp. No Trouble, No Piping, No Pressure. Complete Lamps, from $13.50. WEILL ZERNER, Adis Buildings. Hltfh Street, SOLE AGENTS. C, H. WILLIS Stortj...  (177 words)
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    • Page 6 Advertisements Column 3 [Advertisements]
      New Strength For all who are run down," weak, "out of sorts." locking in stamina and strength, Scott Emulsion is a rich source cf rial nourishment. In every part of the world SCOTT'S Emulsion ia praised by thousands of Doctors Experience and repeated trials covering 37 years prove that no...  (236 words)
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  • DAILY TIME TABLE. [Articles]
    DAILY TIME TABLE. FIXTURES Wednesday, October q H,Kb W.tnr S.4T a.m., 9 84 p m Lady Frederick," Theatre. Thursday, October to. Utah w«tnr 10.1 a.m., IM9 p.m R«oro. Second Day. 1,-ir|y Frederick," Theatre. Friday, October 1 1. Hii/li Water, 10 18 a.m., 11.1 p.m N. D. L. outward mail das....  (109 words)
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  • Untitled [Articles]
    To Day DiiiT (Bioa<>T SoMD*r! Bi Tuii r Jer»»od M*!»y SUtes, M&ltoo* »nd Peo»2« 9 p 9>ani, Tampio, Mslaoea, Serembaa. Port Dioksoa, Port S#etteohkm k*d KaaU Lampar «a>  (28 words)
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  • Mall Steamer Movements. [Articles]
    Mall Steamer Movements. Tt.- Imp. German mail steamor P. E. Friedriefa .i-ft Colombo at6p.m on .SatnHay, October 6, and may bo expected to arrive here on Friday morning, October 11. Tbe B I contract packet steamer Teesta with mails f'o'o Land in ap to thb evening of September M, Lft...  (174 words)
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  • SINGAPORE SHIPPING [Articles]
    SINGAPORE SHIPPING Utest Arrivals Bac Wl.att Hio. Mr. sir. 195 ton*, Cap* Troan, Oct 9. From Anamba Is., Oct ■ii Cepra and 6. d.p. Cbing Siang. For Anamba Is <>ct 11 Roads. Caljaiß, Itnt. Ftr. 83J torn. Capt MeCraith, < i.-t 8. From rrtcguann, Oct 6. 0.0. and 14 dp...  (427 words)
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  • Vessels at Tanjong Pagar and Keppel Harbour. [Articles]
    Vessels at Tanjong Pagar and Keppel Harbour. Wbarvea at which Vesselt are Berthed To-Uav. TANJONO PAuAR Bast Wiar Basin— lone, Carlyle. Bast W. Sictiow No. I— Taroba, Natuoa, Shsim Whabf— Minderoo. Austria. Maik W. Ssot No. 2— Hong Moli. Tir*\ Maru. t Ohoseu Maru, Sappho. 4— Nil. H 8— Darvel....  (108 words)
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  • LOCAL PASSENGER LISTS. [Articles]
    LOCAL PASSENGER LISTS. Arrivals. Per str. K*k <>j, 9.-Fr jlu Mj.icca. Mr. K. R. l)x\\ Iv)n.1 v)n. Per str. Van dar Cipp^len, Ost 9.— From Natuna Is. Mr. van df-r Vios de Rye. Per str. Calypso, Oct 9.— From Tren^aaa Messrs. Rosa and Meng Peovr.  (45 words)
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  • Finance & Commerce,

    • EXCHANGE. [Articles]
      EXCHANGE. »UiaAFJB», OcTCMB 9 1811 On Lmmi- Bank 4 m > 1/4 j Demand 1/4* Private 6 m/i i/4j| 8 m/i l/«ii Oa 9»».4»T-Bank d/d >■ BBS* Private a m/i 142* Oa I' »**i »-B»ok d/d W4 PiiTkte Bbi/i ...168 Oa laou— Bank T. T. 174| PtiTkte »Od/f 176J 0*...  (107 words)
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    • PRODUCE. [Articles]
      PRODUCE. SWMFOU, OOTOBIB 0. 1(11 Gamfctef buyers H.BO do (Onbe No. 1) napioked 14.M Copra Soudriod 11,40 Jo Miiod 11,10 Peppoi, Black 20 60 do Wbito 1% 84.(0 Sago Flour Sarawak m. 4JM do Biasei No, I m. bob Pearl Sago MO Coffee Ball n BB.Of Coffee Palemb&nt P% baaii...  (163 words)
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    • TO-DAY'S STOCKS AND SHARES.

      • MINING. [Articles]
        MINING. laboe 2 Value a? Bayers 10 10 R»t.ir.»n Hjd IP.OO 41 41 Kitmu Ti* 28.. 0 41 41 fUtubatM 7.( C 41 41 Ranb Ausi. Gold 2,Q 41 1 Redbilla Ti» 1 as 0 t Royal Juherr 1 10 10 10 BuDgei O«n Til 910 6 6 Solangor River...  (163 words)
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      • RUBBER. [Articles]
        RUBBER. lane 2 Value Bayers. SeUeti 2/. I/- UIM 2,0 im 21- I/. Anglo-Malay 14/6 U/TJ H. 3/. Katan>- Maiakt 2 4 11, £1 41 Bate Owe 12 10.0 18.2.6 4) £1 Bata Tipa 8.16 0 4C 9 41 41 Bokit Kajaag 2.16.8 8.1 a 41 41 Hokit Lintac* 4.1.6...  (602 words)
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      • GENERAL. [Articles]
        GENERAL. [woe E Paloe Bajers Seller* 7/fl Hleetrio Trtmwip 2. Fi, 10 10 Fiwet Neave 60 7? 61.50 100 m, How»rth Hnkiae 86.00 40.00 100 1% PteJ 103.60 IC4 00 100 100 K»U Bro. Del. 180JM 100 IUO 8% Cain. Prst. Bom 10 10 Uayutd *Co U.OO 100 100 R....  (114 words)
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      • DEBENTURES. [Articles]
        DEBENTURES. Bayers Seller* lowtrth Brgkime 6% 1900,000 par tiley, H»me»ve« 1284,000 ii iin^^pore B leo tri o Tr*mwftTe6% <860,000 I'potoMoniaipal 8% »1, 878.000 nom. BoyoM HelJe i pore Mnnicip*; H% otiwn b:o xo 1% m I'pora Municipal ti% of llWfi 11.000,000 10%tm iporo Mooioiptl 4% 1402 .800 pM  (48 words)
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  • Page 7 Advertisements

    • Page 7 Advertisements Column 1 [Advertisements]
      Young Tommy, whose pnrnamo was Oatb, Odcc playtd at teas, do in tbe bath The bathroom they Hay was a wide waterway, With ni vcr tho ghoxt of a path Ma itKCiiol lur k>d p w ttty quirk, And gave him with cold be was Kick How be Mare of...  (60 words)
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    • Page 7 Advertisements Column 2 [Advertisements]
      AtXTION SALES. How«U *n* Cu. October 15. As saleroom, sty: ti freehold illotmeatx fr»a!iag a ro-crve for roal off Gaylan* lti'.i, etc., at 2.80, October tt. At saltroom, freehold residential building sites at Tanglin. at 3 8?. November 28.— At saleroom, valuable agricultural land in the Districts of Linggi and...  (372 words)
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    • Page 7 Advertisements Column 3 [Advertisements]
      EGYPTIAN CIGARETTES MASPERO SPECIALS (Russian Mouthpieces) $1.50 per tin of 100. On Sale at JOHN LITTLE CO., LTD., ROBINSON CO., KATZ BROTHERS, LTD. %fm ABSOLUTELY *P PURL Grand Prix fe^^ Pari», 1889. Jk THE EABT ABIATHS CO., LTD.. ••ta ißapoptna. THORNE'S OLD VAT No. 4 Scotch Whisky. Obtainable from HASLEWOOD...  (104 words)
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    • Page 7 Advertisements Column 4 [Advertisements]
      SUPERFINE SUBJECTS PROGRAMME HARIMA HALL CINEMATOGRAPH. NORTH BRIDGE! ROAD TO-NIGHT. 9.80 to 11 p m. SCENES OF TOKIO ON THE DAY OF THE LATE EMPEROR S FUNERAL Tha Narrow Road. Biograph (It may seem bard travelling but it is tbe saftst). Blaok Sheap. Biograph (An incident oi Southwestern R&uch Life)....  (75 words)
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  • The Straits Times WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 9. NOVELS BAD AND GOOD. [Articles]
    The Straits Times WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 9. NOVELS BAD AND GOOD. Novel reading is becoming quite respectable. We can remember thirty to forty years ago that a novel reader was regarded as a mere weakling who could not stomach ■trong meat and had to feed on the milk and watery pabulum...  (1239 words)
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  • Untitled [Articles]
    The advance figures of exports of tin from Perak for September (exclusive of Upper Perak) are:— Block tin, piculs 10,151.73; tin ore, piculs M^MMI duty 1007,05: ftl.  (27 words)
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    I Latest advortisoments of the day appear on page 7 and on page 11.  (14 words)
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  • Untitled [Articles]
    The output of the Rahman Hydraulic Tin Limited, during September was :150 piculs  (13 words)
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  • Untitled [Articles]
    Throe European prisoners have been removed from the local convict establishment in Perak to the ponitcutiary at Singapore, there being no suitable accommodation for them in Taiping.  (27 words)
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  • Untitled [Articles]
    The civil staff under the Chief Commissioner of Delhi will probably include a Dcpnty Commissioner, an Additional District Mavis trate, one Divisional and one District Judge, and the Chairman of the Municipality.  (32 words)
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  • Untitled [Articles]
    According to a Haguo telegram dated September 22 to Java papers, it is reported that the Perlak Mining Co. had a chance of getting a portion of tho Djambie concessions. The shares of the company rose nine points during the week.  (41 words)
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  • Untitled [Articles]
    It is seven years since peace was declared between Russia and Japan. From that moment Japan has never ceased for an instant to develop its military resources. The whole of the army has been entirely re armed and military preparations have gone on literally ni^li t and day.  (48 words)
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  • Untitled [Articles]
    The Duke of Devonshire Prize of twouty guineas, established by the British Empire League in memory of its first President, the late Duke of Devonshire, for tho best essay on an imperial subject, has been awarded this year to Mr. R. R. Sedgwick, of West minster School.  (47 words)
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  • Untitled [Articles]
    Mr. C. E. Donaldson, who was staying tLe week-end with Mr. Palmer at Seremban, was robbed on Saturday night of all his masonic jewels. The burglars broke into the bouse when the inmates were asleep and escaped undetected with their booty. Other houses in the vicinity were broken into the...  (52 words)
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  • Untitled [Articles]
    The competition for the Warren Shooting Shield has resulted in C. Co. Buffs making a total of 162 pts., out of which they secured 60 for advances and 102 for hits I>. Co. M. S. G. scored 141 pts., with 60 for advances and 81 for hits, while D. Co....  (68 words)
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  • Untitled [Articles]
    Arrangements have now been made for beginning the erection of the buildings at the new railway station at Aberdeen. The total expenditure in connection with the scheme of improvements at the station, including the cost of ground for the widening of the lines towards Kerry hill and at the joint...  (57 words)
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  • Untitled [Articles]
    An extraordinary general meeting of the Johore Planters' Association, will be held at the Johore Hotel, on Sunday next, at 10 a.m. The matters for consideration are accounts, assessment, mycologist for Johore, Rubber Dealers' Enactment, Tamil assessment, P. A. M. standing committee, and the supplying of information re labour costs...  (62 words)
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  • Untitled [Articles]
    The work in connection with the new Pasteur Institute at Maymyo, towards which the public subscribed close on two lakhs of rupees three cr four years ago, is to be start ed shortly. There is to be, says the Englishman, an administration pucca building, 13t> feet by 56 feet, and...  (89 words)
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  • Untitled [Articles]
    In the Supreme Court, to-day, Mr. Justice Kb' leu resumed consideration of the series of matters in connection with the acquisition of lands for public purposes. Mr. C. I. carver, in his capacity as secretary of the Bar Committee, mentioned again the question of Mr. R. J. Farrer's right to...  (97 words)
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  • Untitled [Articles]
    At the last meeting of the Kuala Lumpur Sanitary Board, the chairman submitted a memorandum regarding the relation and powers of the board with reference to other departments and explained the difficulties of dual control of the work of the board, which he thought were inconsistent with good management. Mr....  (108 words)
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  • Untitled [Articles]
    Thorc has km an extraordinary development of trade between India and Afghanistan during the past summer, says the Madras Mail. Tin- returns for the quarter which ended on June 30 show that the combined value of exports and importH rxcwl Us. M'JJ lakhs, tho normal figures bciuy about Us. 66...  (120 words)
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  • Untitled [Articles]
    At Hongkong, the master of a French Canton Hongkong river steamer has been charged with unlawfully refusing to stop his vessel when called upon to do so by an officer of the water police. He pleaded not guilty and stated that he was unaware that tin police launch signal to...  (122 words)
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  • SOCIAL AND PERSONAL. [Articles]
    SOCIAL AND PERSONAL. A tiiong the passengers who have araiTcd* n I'enang by tho Ml are Mr. ami Mrs. W, Hargu-aves and Dr. and Mrs. Skae» Lord Halsbury, who is eighty seven, has this further distinction over other holders of legal peerages. He not on'.y has a son, but a...  (400 words)
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  • Big Robbery at Kajang. [Articles]
    Big Robbery at Kajang. Two Tamil servants, employed by Mr. H. W. O. Merrer, of Dominion Estate, Kajang, who had recently come over from mdi.-i. absconded on tho evening of Friday last, taking with them, it is alleged, 1 1 ">i> worth of silver plate and other property. Tl» boh...  (109 words)
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  • Lady Frederick. [Articles]
    Lady Frederick. What we have to say about tho Perak Amateurs who are producing Lady Frederick at the Victoria Theatre this evcuing and tomorrow we shall say in our next issue. For the present all that is necessary ;s; s to give them a cordial welcome to Siu^,i|K>rc and to...  (143 words)
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  • Tibetan Stamps. [Articles]
    Tibetan Stamps. A sheet of twelvo 1 anna purple stani|>s. wtii.li thti lulai Lama of Tibet is said to be i;oin»; to issue, Ims been Hunt to v o>nt< m porary. It in a curious pi'utiurtiou, sti^'.i s tivo of the crmlu stauipH of sonic of thu feudatory States of...  (156 words)
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  • Saving Life at Sea. [Articles]
    Saving Life at Sea. Replying to a letter from the Imperial Merchant Service (luilil in regard to the eoiujiosition of tlio ooiuiuitteo appointed by the Board of Trade to advixo on questions of boats in connection with the new regulations for tho safety of life at Hea, the Board stale...  (173 words)
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  • Page 8 Advertisements

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      ARE YOU SATISFIED with your system of letter-filing Can you locate any particular correspondence quickly, just when you need it H you cannot, yon are wasting Talnable time. We are specialists in filing systems. Consuit ns it yon have any difficulty, and we will give jon advice tree. The Specialists...  (245 words)
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    • Page 8 Advertisements Column 2 [Advertisements]
      OUR PICTURES FIND FAVOUR HKI-Al-SK OF TUIIR Peasant Variety, Choice Quality. TO-NIGHT'S MATCHLESS PROGRAMME Sicond Show, 9.80 to 11 p.m. flowers or japan. Pretty scenes. TUB BLACK SKA SQI'ARDRON. tub /.iMs. Comedy Acrobats. A HUMAN MEASURE. Comic. TWO SETS OF KEYS. Comic. A motor boat tbip (Max Linder). MEN AND...  (134 words)
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  • THE BALKAN WAR. [Articles]
    THE BALKAN WAR. •Formal Declaration By Montenegro. THE ACTION OF THE POWERS FORESTALLED. Fighting Begun on the Frontiers Riotbb's Tilioium. London. October 8. A Cetinje message dated October H states that Montcnofcro has declared war. Renter says the despatches from Cetinje announcing a declaration of war have pro duced a...  (602 words)
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  • Untitled [Articles]
    Austria and Ro*>sia to dnv handed the Powers' declaration to the Balkan states. The war feeling at Belgrade and Athens is slackening. The MM*MMjrM Charge d'Affiires has left Constantinople and passes were handed to the Porto's representative at Cetinje.  (39 words)
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  • DEN OATASIATISCHE LLYOD TELEGRAM. [Articles]
    DEN OATASIATISCHE LLYOD TELEGRAM. Ik-rlin, October 8. All tin corrrmncntH recognize tbe rotttorati'in of thf European concert if a plolyr for tlir Lxuli/ation i f thr lialkan < risin. Thf Kreach pnss emphaaicri < inuao.s klian in the aL'reciuiiit i f th 1 ow. r«.  (43 words)
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  • M. SAZONOFF IN BERLIN [Articles]
    M. SAZONOFF IN BERLIN RIDTIHS IKLKOHAH. London, October H. M. Sazonoff has gone to Berlin. Dm Ostasutischi Lloyd Tiuokam. Berlin, September 8. At Berlin M. Sazonoff has had a discussion. Ambassador Giers from Vienna has also arrived at Berlin. These movements are causing Germany, Austria, and Russia to hold together....  (82 words)
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  • GERMAN PARAGRAPHS. [Articles]
    GERMAN PARAGRAPHS. Dia Ostasutiscui Lloyd Tiliurah. Berlin, October t, The (ierman towns have petitiomd the Imperial Chancellor to allow the import of oversea fro/en meat. Herr Kidcrlen has opened the intttrnatiou al exhibition conference, which seeks to re form the quick succession of international exhibitions.  (45 words)
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  • LONDON RUBBER MARKET. [Articles]
    LONDON RUBBER MARKET. The East Asiatic Company's Daily Report. The market in Loudon. yesteiduy. was easy. The closing prices were: Hard fine Para spot 4,6 forward 4 '<{ First latex crepe, delivery next throe months 4,3$  (35 words)
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  • EAST INDIES SQUADRON [Articles]
    EAST INDIES SQUADRON Expected Abolition of the Indian Marine. The Advocate of India says i -A few years ago we understand the P. and O. Company made certain proposals regarding the annual Government trooping contract, and offend to tike over the largor Royal Indian Marine vessels on certain tet ins....  (223 words)
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  • AUSTRALIAN IN COURT. [Articles]
    AUSTRALIAN IN COURT. Archer, Alias Gordon, Gels Two Months. The case- in which Archer, alias Gordon, isch&rged with cheating in NMrtd Messrs. Katx Bros and the Hotel van WijU, cirue up before Mr. Forrer this morning. The accused, who was brought up on remand, was produced by Inspector Tyirel who...  (329 words)
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    Dr. .loli.iiiu lieinrich Burchard, the Burgomaster uf Hamburg, who died recently, was only til years of age. Burgomaster Hurchard was born in 1M.~i2 at Breiueu, and had been workiug in Hamburg from Mil as a lawyer. In IHSO th«> doceasid was elected a member of the Senate, while from 1901...  (79 words)
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  • The Autumn Races. [Articles]
    The Autumn Races. GOOD DAY FOR BACKERS OF OUTSIDERS. Jockey Fined for Carelessness. Whatever anticipatory fears were entertained on the score of the weather for yesterday's racing, they were happily belied by the conditions under which the day's sport was carried on. The heavy rain that deluged Singapore in the...  (2220 words)
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  • Weights for To-morrow. [Articles]
    Weights for To-morrow. The handicaps on the horses entered for tomorrow's races were arranged this morning, and the scratching will be complete at 5 o'clock to-day. The following are the weights allotted: 1. —Thi First Griffin Handicap. Major Dooley 10.7, The Nun 10.7, Trakol 9.7, Old Gold 9.7, Tho Silver...  (288 words)
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  • THE DACRE CASTLE. [Articles]
    THE DACRE CASTLE. Special Report Concerning Wrecked Vessel. The following special dispatch sent from Daito-tei, dated September 18. appears in the Japan Chronicle:— The British steamer Dacro Castle was wrecked at Keelung in a typhoon on Monday night. The storm was one of quite unusual violence, and it is estimated...  (489 words)
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  • Formosan Camphor Industry. [Articles]
    Formosan Camphor Industry. From information contained in the report of 11. M. Consul at Tamsui on the trade of Formosa in 191 1, which will shortly be. issued, it appears that the export of camphor (a Government monopoly) showed a decrease of b 72,554 lbs. last year, the estimated output...  (188 words)
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  • BRITISH POLITICS. [Articles]
    BRITISH POLITICS. DISTURBANCES EXPECTED ON THURSDAY. Guillotining Home Rule Bill. Riutib's Tilioram. London, October Mr. Asquith on Thursday moves the gnillotino resolution allotting 32 days for the passago of the Home Rule Bill in tho Honsa of Commons. There have been seventeen days' discussion already, therefore altogether 49 are allowed,...  (91 words)
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  • Boats for Ships. [Articles]
    Boats for Ships. IMPORTANT QUESTIONS IN PARLIAMENT. Risk of Making Ships Unsafe. KlHll'l TILIORAM. London. October h. Iv the House of (.'ominous, Mr. BmmH moved consideration of tin- Titanic report. Several I'niouists and Liberals complained of tho new ruin of the Board of Trade In lifeboats for all, .is tlu:s<-...  (114 words)
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  • London Rubber Auction. [Articles]
    London Rubber Auction. WEAK TONE AND REDUCTION IN PRICES. The Fall of Para Continues. (Fbom Our Own Corresponding) London, October 8. The auction this week was very weak and the fall in prices was markod. Eight hundred and twenty tons of Plantation was offered (635 tons Malayan) against 1,100 tons...  (141 words)
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  • THE INSURANCE ACT. [Articles]
    THE INSURANCE ACT. Riotik's Tilk<)ram. London, October It is understood that thu Cabinet has agreed to increase the amount ot medical remuneration under the Insurance Act by a million sterling.  (30 words)
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  • TURKEY AND ITALY. [Articles]
    TURKEY AND ITALY. Ridtir's Tilioram. London, October H. A telegram from Rome says the Italian troops yesterday landed at Bombah, forty miles east of Dcrna. They wore not resisted. Dib O.stasiatisciii Lloyd Tkligrah. Berlin, October 7. The Italians have occupied Boruba. Italy demands a declaration by the I'ortr in regard...  (56 words)
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  • NEW YORK CRIMES. [Articles]
    NEW YORK CRIMES. Kiutir's Tilioram. London, October H. A Sew York message says Becker has been arraigned and the jury is being selected. It is a tedious process.  (28 words)
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  • AUSTRALIANS IN AMERICA. [Articles]
    AUSTRALIANS IN AMERICA. Kit-Tin's TIMOKAX. London, October 8. Iv the return match, thu Australians defeated the Philadelphiai s by 50 run*.  (21 words)
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  • WELL-KNOWN SHOWMAN DEAD. [Articles]
    WELL-KNOWN SHOWMAN DEAD. rtaCTKB'S Til K'iKAU. l.nudon, October 9. The well-known showman, Mr. Bostock has died of influenza.  (18 words)
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  • Ceylon Consolidated. [Articles]
    Ceylon Consolidated. EARLY ARRIVAL AT THE TAPPING STAGE. Prospects of a Dividend The second ordinary General mooting of tbo Coylon Consolidated Hubbcr KsUtos Limited, was hold on September 10, at th regititcn<l ol!':oe. Queen Stroot, E.C.. M H. \V< utwurth Vernon. J. P. (chairman presiding. Tlii' Chairman Oeutletuen, your director*...  (2710 words)
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  • PELEPAH VALLEY ESTATES. [Articles]
    PELEPAH VALLEY ESTATES. Proposed Report on Possibilities Of Tin. The report of the Pelepah Valley (Oobore) Rubber Kstates. Limited, si. Us that the total area of the estate is at present about ;t,020 acres. The acreago plauted at April 30, 1912, was 1,501 acres containing 1^0,235 trees. A further 14...  (649 words)
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  • Stratbisla (Perak) Estate. [Articles]
    Stratbisla (Perak) Estate. Ttie report of tho Stratlnsla (Perak) Rubber Estates, Limited, states that work on the estate is K°> D B 0D satisfactorily. At tho end of March, 1911. tho planted area consisted of 632 acres, made up as follows: Old rubber, 4 acres two and a-half years old,...  (232 words)
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  • SELANGOR UNITED REPORT. [Articles]
    SELANGOR UNITED REPORT. Directors Anticipate Output Will Be Exceeded. The report of the Sclangor United Robber Estates, Limited, for the period to March 31 states that the total area of the company's two estates is 1,704 acres, 1 rood, made up as follows Browncomot estate, 708 acres, 8 roods St....  (500 words)
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  • INDIA'S LABOUR WAIL. [Articles]
    INDIA'S LABOUR WAIL. Agitation to Prevent Malaya Recruiting. The Ceylon Observer, in dealing with the present unrest among planters in India regarding cooly emigration to Coylon and Malaya, says: —In view of rocruitiug estate labour in India cau it be possible that the Planters' Associations of India I including the...  (543 words)
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  • THE FUTURE OF RUBBER. [Articles]
    THE FUTURE OF RUBBER. Influence on Shares— lnvestment Considerations. A correspondent with the initials I). A. writes thus to tbo Financial Sows of September 9:— In my article of a week ago I arrived at the conclusion that there is no grouud for anticipating any decline from the present price...  (670 words)
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  • Java Para Rubber Estates [Articles]
    Java Para Rubber Estates The directors of the Java Para Rubber Estates, Limited, announce that the following crops havo been harvested during the period from July 1, 1911. to August 31, I'M-.'. viz.:— 7,781 piouis (9,422 cwts) coffee, and 13,814 lbs rubber iCastilloa and Ficus only 1 For the corresponding...  (149 words)
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  • Messrs. Charles Benjamin and Co.'s Share Quotations To-day. [Articles]
    Messrs. Charles Benjamin and Co.'s Share Quotations To-day. Messrs. Charles Benjamin and Co. kindly favour as with the London prioes they bov< received this morning Rubber Prices. Fine Haid Para 4/6 per lb Plantation liubber 4/6 Pmccs. P»ici«. All&garg 8/- Labua U Anglo-Malays 14.9 Lanadrons 6JC Anglo Javas 6,'- Lodburys...  (149 words)
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  • Correspondence.

    • Death Rate and Datch. [Letters]
      Death Rate and Datch. To the Editor of tho Straits Timos. Sir, It is a happy coincic'.once that has brought the questions of Datoli and Death rate simultaneously in your valued journal. It is an unchallenged fact that more children die at the hands of Dutoh than through Utejt milk...  (378 words)
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  • DISAPPOINTING GOLD MINE. [Articles]
    DISAPPOINTING GOLD MINE. Redjong Lebongs Suffer A Severe Slump. The Financial Saws publishes tho follow iug correspondence from Amsterdam. MMd Septcmbir :> In most departments of the Amsterdam BotUM dealiop have been very restricted, and prices have only fluctuated wi'.uin narrow limits. There MM MM exceptions, however. In the tirst...  (369 words)
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  • Bon toe Igorrotes. [Articles]
    Bon toe Igorrotes. In tho Anthropology section of tho British Association Congress at Dundee, Mr. L. V. Taylor gave au account of the party of 54 liontoc fgnnotes exhibited at Karl's Court in London recently. He said Hmm natives were genuine representatives of tho tribe whose narao they bore. Tho...  (151 words)
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  • Football. [Articles]
    Football. Malaya Football Association. The Darul Kahar, composed mostly of juvenile players, met the I'eugiboran team at football on tho Kalllcs reclamation ground on Monday afternoon, in tho Malaya Kootball Association Shield Competition. Soon after play commenced tho Darul Bahar men ran down with the ball and were very nearly...  (106 words)
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  • SEAPORT RUBBER. [Articles]
    SEAPORT RUBBER. Second Annual Report on the Estate. Tin IMWI annual BHt of tl..- Seaport (Solangon Rubber Kstato, Limited, for the year to June M states that since the date to which the accounts have been made up the 1,1 I forfeited shares have been reissued at pa*. Th< total...  (402 words)
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  • SUPPLYING COOLIES. [Articles]
    SUPPLYING COOLIES. kit Lang Case Again Before the Court. >u !■< puinber 27. in the Summary Court, H i_. !>• fore .Mr. Instice Ooiupertz, the oB* i- mi ntioued in which Wong Hong Chi. trading as Tai Vlmj Chan, brought an ac lion against Wing Chang Chan and Lea TeM...  (252 words)
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  • Lamag Rubber Estates [Articles]
    Lamag Rubber Estates i:ii;{ at the DMeUsfl of the Laiua^ Kubbei Kstates. Liiniteil. lifMat Winchester M S«.pteinlx rM, Sir 0. 11. Kasou Ithe hairman' i'lforinol shareholders that wmicofthe i:]xirts uceive<l on the estate were unsatisfactory. One of these was to Jiit the tries had been planted ou hwauipy land, which...  (259 words)
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  • Shwegyin (Burma) Rubber Estate [Articles]
    Shwegyin (Burma) Rubber Estate Tli. rxut of the Shwt'Kyin ißnrmal Metal KhUU', LiniiUxl, Htatctt that the vet protit for tin' yuar to IVccniber SI, after providing fur adiuiuintration expenditure. lim-tors' f<^H, alluwiny for depreciation, and |ioM.|in^ it.OCX I for a reserve fund, is J._M:>l, out of wliirli a dividend of...  (124 words)
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  • THE SIAMESE CORONATION. [Articles]
    THE SIAMESE CORONATION. Decorations By Sweden, Denmark And Norway. The following decorations conferred by the Kings of Sweden, Denmark and Norway, in connection with the Siamese Coronation, are ga/.ttted. and permission to wear them has been formally granted FSOII SWKI'KV Grand Cross of the Order of Vasa— Prince Dauirong. Grand...  (266 words)
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  • Singapore Rubber Auction. [Articles]
    Singapore Rubber Auction. The Singapore Chamber of Commerce Rubber Association's fifty-sixth auction took place yesterday, when, there were offered for sale 1 tl.-. cases (pels. 162.82 or 21,709 lbs.) which amount was sold. The prices realised were: The next auction will take place on Oc tobcr 10. Lett Smoked Unsraolcod...  (84 words)
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  • STOCKS AND SHARES. [Articles]
    STOCKS AND SHARES. Pricea Quoted in the Market This MorolDZ Singapore, October 9, 1011 Meaan. Lyall and Bvatt, Bxohanpn tad Shan Btokan, issue tbe followiati list ol quotatioaa this moinißg I— Norn. Valui. Bdtibs. Skllbrs. I/- Ailagai 2/9 8/8 1/. Optics- S 1/8 6 1 Anglo- Java 6, 6,6 1...  (797 words)
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  • On the Indian Coast. [Articles]
    On the Indian Coast. THE HOME LIFE OF THE RUBBER COOLY. Recruiting Competition. I ndcr tho pseudonym of Study 'Em a planter, apparently, contribute* a very chatty letter to the Times of Coylon, and gome of the advice tendered is applicable to the StraitH which like Ceylon will, no doubt,...  (1242 words)
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  • PASSENGERS OVERSEAS. [Articles]
    PASSENGERS OVERSEAS. Forthcoming Departures and Arrivals. Tbo following passenger bookings to the Straits are taken from the London and China Express. It should be understood that, in some instances, bookings may be provisional and that intending passengers may alter their arrangements subsequent to the issuance of this list in London...  (696 words)
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  • Valuation By Acreage. [Articles]
    Valuation By Acreage. Maori writes to The Financier —Latterly I sue you have been publishing correspondence on the subject of an acreage valuation, of rubber shares. Considering that all companies, with but a few exceptions, report mily the acres and datcu of planting, I cannot see any better way of...  (269 words)
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  • LONDON AND SINGAPORE RUBBER PRICES. [Articles]
    LONDON AND SINGAPORE RUBBER PRICES. STOCK EXCHANGE CLOSING PRICES, AND SINGAPORE QUOTATIONS ON SEPTEMBER 12. We quote below the best available London list from the reports brought in by the last mail, and add local quotations from the Ust prepared by Messrs. Frtaer and Co. (Singapore) on the corresponding date...  (1262 words)
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      A. w! TULLY TURF ACCOUNTANT Now doing business on the SINGAPORE MEETING Run October 1O and 12. DOUBLES ANY TWO RACES WIN AND PLACE ALL EVENTS. Book* open on the Cessrwitcli and CbmbridKcstiire. '11. Kutllex Phcv, Singapore, an« 18, Beach Stieet, Penan:: Telegrams: TULLY. Tolr-pliom '.89. 1-10 11 10 REMOVAL...  (267 words)
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      ADL E R TYPE "IySEL WRITER Visible writing, permanent alignment, marvellous, simple and solid construction, a first-class reliable typewriter at a LOW PRIGE. solea.ents BEHN, MEYER CO., LTD. Aix-la-Chapelle Springs KAISER-WATER H A Refreshing Dietetic Table Water. OBTAINABLE FROM: BEHN. MEYER CO., LTD.. jjj| Sole Agents. PHOTOGRAPHIC MATERIALS Singapore flatnMStS'...  (404 words)
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      STEAMER SAILINGS. CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY CO. S Royal Mall Steamship Lin*. THB NATIONAL HIGHWAY TO BUROPB Via Cbwa. Jafah, Canada ahd tb» Cnitid Statm. Route from Hongkong, via Shanghai Nagasaki (Inland Sea of Japan), Kobe Yokohama, Victoria and Vancouver. R.M.S. Bmpreos of India") Twin screw Steamers aM.B. Bmpresa of Japan"...  (620 words)
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      PIANOS ON HIRE AT $10 PER MONTH. TUNING AND REGULAR ATTENTION INCLUSIVE. S. MOUTRIE CO., LTD., THE ARCADE, SINGAPORE. JAMES MOTION CO., OPHTHALMIC AND MARINE OPTICIANS. WATCH MAKERS, JEWELLERS AND COMPASS ADJUSTERS. SINGAPORE. Teli graph Address: B^flM IUMMIHi I Telephone "motion, L 331. We have pleasure in announcing tbat we...  (303 words)
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      INSURANCE. INSURANCE. MEAT EASTEWTUFE FEDERAL LIFE ASSURANCE CO.. ""^J^- MM> fclWI Olr«ot Qovtramwit Supervinoi lead Office I Houie, Gov.mm«nt Audit. SINGAPORE Pouoiee are WORLD WIDK and I Non-ForfeitabU. Board Ot Dli^OtOPß i I Net Surplus above liabilitie. ic a A. Dmucb, Bsq., Chairman Keaerve and all outstanding claims. rM Bujot,...  (679 words)
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      BANKING. CHARTERED BANK IF INDIA. AUBTRALIA AND CHINA. INCORPORATED BT ROYAL CHARTBF Paid op Capital ia 80.000 Shares oi jjaO BMb Jl,200.00( Reaerre Fund... 41,660,00< ReserroLiabililf of Proprietor!... 41,300.001 BANKERS. Bank of England. The London City Midland bank, LM National Bank ol Sootland, Ltd. SINGAPORE BRANCH. Current Aooounte are opened...  (519 words)
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      BANKING. THE BANK OF TAIWAN, LIMITED. INCORPORATED BT SPECK L MPE RIAL CHARTER. Capital Subscribed V.1 0,000.000. Capital Paid Up 6.250.000, Reserve Funds 3.100,000. HEADOKMCK TAIPEH, FORMOSA, BRANCHES AND AGENCIES. Amoy Bombay Canton Calcutta Foochow Hongkong Eeelong Kobe Kagi London Moji Nagasaki Osaka Shanghai Swatow Taioba Tainan Takow Tamsui Tokio...  (500 words)
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      SALES BY AUCTION. BY ORDER OF THE CHIEF POLICE OFFICER. AUCTION BALE 01 UNSERVICEABLE POLICB STORES, UNCLAIMED AND CONFISCATED PROPERTY AND INTESTATB ESTATE PROPERTY, BTO. At the Central Police Station, South Bridge Road. Ob Thursday, October 17, at 2-3O p.m. H. L. COGHLAN CO., Auctioneers. 8 10 1610 AUCTION SALE...  (1032 words)
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  • THE MOTORING WORLD. [Articles]
    THE MOTORING WORLD. NOTES AND COMMENTS ON CURRENT TOPICS. Tbe Fastest Motor Boat. The mileaminute motor boat is at laat a reality. Such, at least, is the boast of Commodore .1. Stuart Blockton, of the Atlantic Yacht Club, who has spent, says an American paper of August 20, thousands of...  (966 words)
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    A curious case of gas stealing at Samarang is reported by The Locomotief. A man dor employed in the gas works there proposed to two householders, who had the gas service in their premises, to let the gas into their houses without passing it through the meter, which need only...  (109 words)
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      Wolseley Autocars. To tli.w who are beeitatiDg between Ibe Wolseley and the SO CALLED cheap ear, we wutiM icmind them that the FIRST COST ia NOT ALL that is to be considered. Tbe car which embodies the finest examples of engineering ski'l, in design, workmanship and material, is the oar...  (295 words)
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      Best for a Cold. When yon have a bad oold yon want the best medicine obtainable ao as to care it with as little delay as possible. You will make 'do mistake if you select Chamberlain's Cough liamedy. Yen are certain to be pleased with the prompt relief which it...  (68 words)
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      ttt Not Advertisements. 11l 111 MAKE A TYRE GREAT. V DUNLOP SUPREMACY jjj v\ Is Based upon Performance. v/ to be btaini:d f all ///My X/^ X^MS. PRINCIPAL GARAGES DEALERB Jflffi' X^VV%W THROUGHOUT JMr// I JUST LANDED SOME OF THE WELL-KNOWN ENGLISH VULCAN CARS 10 15 HP. STANDARD AND TORPEDO...  (231 words)
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      Strongest and Cheapest IN SHARPt,ROSSUO. LTD SINGAPORE! Tbe best for Col»ert« »nd Drains WANTS. WANTS. SURGEON-DRESSER WANTED. POSITION WANTEO. Rennired nullified surgeon-dresser lor Wanted by a lady, position at i shorthand JrteCKclaoUn! Apply to Barlow Co. typist. A rP !y O. R., c/o Stra.ts Times. 26-9 710 18-10 ASSISTANT WANTED....  (792 words)
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      TO BE LET OR SOLD. GODOWNB ANO OFFICES TO LET. Noe. B and 10, Raffle* Qnay.' Apply Alkali Co., 70, The Arcade. 8-6 1 T FURNISHED SEASIDE RESIDENCESTO LET. Belmont, Benroline and Ben Ledi, off Taniong Katong. Apply H. Somapab, 19, Raffles Place, or 817, Serangoon Road. ■28-11 c OFFICE...  (477 words)
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      NOTICES. KIAM KIAT CO. SHIP CHANDLBRS ■•MMMMt f nd Muiktlpfll OoitPtctOf i Telephone No. 431. 108* 109, Market Street NOTICE. Notice is hereby given, tbat all Roads within Government Hoaee Domain will be closed to tbe public from 1 p.m. to 0 p.m. on oacli of the following dates, namely-...  (515 words)
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      NOTICES. NOTICE. I, the undersigned, Tan Ing Bong, hereby Rive notice, that I have this day appointed Mr. Lao Ah Fatt, as chief Superintendent for supervidiDK my stevedorage work Dated this Ist day of October, 1912. TAN INGBONG, STEVBDORB, a-10-« '2810 NOTICE. It is hereby notified that the Exchange Banks...  (685 words)
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      NOTICES. TRAFALGAR. LIMIfED. Notice is hereby K' v on, U>an an interim dividend of 4 will be paid to Shareholders whose names appear on the Register on October 81, 1912. Also, notice in hereby given that the Transfer Books of the Company will be closed from October 38th to October...  (672 words)
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