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The Straits Times, 12 July 1928

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  • Masthead [Title Section]
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    The Straits Times No. 28,831 SINGAPORE, THURSDAY, JULY 12, 1928. PRICE 10 CENTrS (13 words)
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      Milkmaid Sweetened, Fun Cream Milk "SLEDGE BRAND," prepared in Switzerland, is the sweetened form of "BEAR IRAND" ULLUUL UIIHIIU OBTAINABLE *£^j£3S&± OBTAINABLE EVERYWHERE. EVERYWHERE. SWEETENED CONDENSED MILK Sole Agents for Malaya. JOSEPH TRAVERS SONS, LTD. I (Incorporated in England) I SINGAPORE. j Stocks of LATHING, EXMET, RIBMET AND KERBMET. Write (74 words)
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      HL "RobinsonS" te^ lH \J^i^V FOR VALUE AND SERVICE No. WO. Nl> r>ll:i7 SILVER BROCADE mQTJNfTIVF FAWN '"SLIFSS* BROCADE ONE BAR. i>ijlEllV/llf t ONL BAB. JPrice $17.85 per pair. N£W MODELS Wy WMI f ipATWfr'a^AimiBßoia| w white buckskin shoes. X Prke« from CAATWrAD t Prxog $11.50 to $16.7 a t (238 words)
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      Milkm«H Strrlized Natural Milk. >-, i i (6 words)
  • HOME SPORT. [Articles]
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    HOME SPORT. AFTERMATH OF THE DERBY. By Our Special Correspondent. London, June 14. The unexpected result of the Derby i* siill being discussed from many angles. A feature of the race was the breakneck pace ridden by Richards and Elliott on Sunny Trace and Flamingo until the former was done (2400 words)
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      JQOOD Soda Water s^ Is Judged /S\ BY ITS CLEAR FILTERED APPEARANCE AND |L^ PROLONGED UNVIOLENT l^y PHffiNIX iIUI PfiODUCTS iliP Phone 346: TRY SPERRY'S ROLLED OATS IN VITAPACK MOST APPETISING Obtainable from all IValrra. la I Ib. and 14 Ib. Vacuum packed lintu Sole Acrnta KATZ BROS., LTD., Sin~:ipr>rc (123 words)
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      HAD 10 IE dkWQ UAMHO DftU! o jihikO Eczema Over Head and Face. Cuticura Heale-J "My baby tad wm when 'ii was about six w oi.:. with a liule red patch, and spread until it was all O*Q 01 ue o.' lvs. hjad and face. Botni be wet and Ifctt (390 words)
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      You can keep Fit and Well, even in a trying climate, with the help of this great British Tonic Halls Wane THE SUPREME TONIC RESTORATIVE When Hall's Wine enriches the blood and invigorates the circulation it has a tonic effect on the entire system and creates new energy. Take Hall's (327 words)
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      Every MORRIS is finally Tested on Shell MORRIS engineers use Shell— and Shell alone so that they may know, with certainty, exactly what performance each engine is capable of in power, speed and acceleration. DEPENDABLE USED CARS AT REMARKABLY LOW PRICES MORRIS-OXFORD, 5 sealer $900.00 DODGE, 5 seater $800.00 STUDEBAKER, (110 words)
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      UTEST DANCE RECORDS. Made in U.S.A. 6360 Old McDonald had a farm (Vocal Comedy) The t.-ii ii crass grew all around (Vocal Comedy) 6362 The sinking of the submarine S-4 (Old Time Slnnin' and I'layin') The Marian Parker murder (Old Time Sinitin' and I'layin') 6363 The fatal weddinK (Old Time (212 words)
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      |JJ!jIL- call for ij 1 j so Z9 IL^ asoryzlVl SCOTCH Be^ 31 l( THE ntSriLLT.RS ACENCV LTD II If BMWKH SCOTLANO )l DICK'S fW ijfr, AGENTS: ORIGINAL H. WOLSKEL BALATA CO., LTD. BELTING. tCWSIWiI Wftk SINGAPORE GOVERNMENT MONOPOLIES, SARAWAK TENDER FOR SUPPLY OF PERSIAN RAW OPIUM Tenders for the (436 words)
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      REDEMPTION OF STRAITS SETTLEMENTS 5> •>% WAR LOAN 1918—1928 Holders of BEARER Bonds of the abor loan can obtain payment of the principal o these bonds by surrendering them durin ordinary office hours on and after July 2( 1328 at the following offices THE TRKASURY, Singapore. THE TREASURY, l'enang. THE (345 words)
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      P. ft 0. BRITISH INDIA AND APCAR LINES (Incorporated in England) MAIL AND lASSENGER AND CARGO SERVICES. I PENINSULAR AND ORIENTAL S.N. CO. UNDER CONTRACT WITH HIS MAJESTY'S GOVERNMENT. LONDON AND FAR EAST MAIL SERVICE. OUTWARDS FROM LONDON FOR CHINA AND JAPAN. Tonnage due Spore RAJPUTANA 16,600 July 14 KALYAN (523 words)
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      Shipping Announcements (NIPPON YUSEN KAISHA) TO LONDON Naples, Marseille*. London, Antwerp and Rotterdam Vessels Tonnage Due Sail KAMO MARC *\000 July 19 £0 KATORI MARU 10.000 Aug. 2 I ATSUTA MAKU 8,000 Au M It KASHIMA MARU 10.000 Auk. :<" 31 HAKONE MAUL 1 lO.iiOO Sept. 13 U SUWA MARU (568 words)
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      BURNS PHILP LINE (Incorporated in Au.tralia) FOR BRISBANE, SYDNEY AND MELBOURNE, VIA JAVA, DARWIN AND THURSDAY ISLAND Regular monthly sailing, by the wellknown steamer MARELLA (7,875 ton.) and the new motor vessel. MALABAR (4,512 i ton.). The s.s. MARELLA is one of the i largest and finest steamers trading to (500 words)
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      K. ml. nl. (ROYAL PACKET NAY. CO. OF BATAVIA) (Incorporated in Holland) Under contract with the NETHERLANDS INDIAN GOVERNMENT Telephone No. 3G40, with sub-connections ti. Passage, Freight, Transhipment Marine Depts. and Manager's Desk. Representatives for Singapore and Straits Settlement of the Official Tourist Dureau of Java. All information, detailed itineraties (633 words)
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      THE BLUE FUNNEL LINE THE OCEAN STEAM SHIP CO., LIMITED. THE CHINA MUTUAL STEAM NAY. CO., LTD. (Incorporated in England) REGULAR SERVICE TO LONDON. AMSTERDAM, ROTTERDAM, ANTWERP. HAM BURG AND BREMEN.— GENOA, MARSEILLES, LIVERPOOL AND GLASGOW.— MARSEILLES, HAVRE, LIVERPOOL AND GLASGOW.— BOSTON, NEW YORK AND BXLTIMORE. WEEKLY SERVICE— LONDON AND (531 words)
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      THE SIAM STEAM NAY. CO., LTD. (Incorporated in Siam) BANGKOK COASTING SKRVICE. For (retay, Trenggunu, Kelantan, Bangnara, Tclupin. Piitani, Sincora. Lacon. Bandon. kolK.imui, Langsuan, Chumpon and Bangkok. Arrival Departure MAI.INI July 15 July IX Tim steamers are fitted throughout with electric light and have excellent uccommodation for tirst -class passengers. (449 words)
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      Shipping Announcements ELLERMAN BUCKNALL STEAMSHIP CO., LTD, rpetated in Knjrland) Xl I.KHM \N I INK PASSENGER ANli PREiGHT SERVICE Ti lUX UNITED KINGDOM AND NKNT WIGHT SIKVICE OUTWARDS Xl Vanj Kiimi; Shant-hni and Japan I in.- Spore i ITTf OF KHARI OUM July 28 II V OF KHIOB Auk. 2. (572 words)
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      DOLLAR STEAMSHIP LIKE KOUND-THE-WORLD SERYICI NEW YORK and BOSTON rla COLOMBO, PORT SAID, ALEXANDRIA, NAPLES, GENOA aad MARSEILLES. Arrive Leave Leave Spore Spore Penang President Adams July 28 July 26 July 28 President Garfleld Aug. 6 Aug. Aog. 11 President Harrison Aug. JO Aug. 18 Aug. 26 President Monroe Sept. (456 words)
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      STOOMVAART MAATSCHAPPIJ "NEDERLAND" HOLLAND-EAST-ASIA LINE llomrward Sailings to AMSTERDAM AMI KOTTERDAM Due Suils PRINS DER NEDERLANDKN July 13 13 CHRISTIAAX HUYGENS July li 81 t KAVGKAN Auk I JOHAN DI WITT Auk- I<> 10 I'RINSES JULIANA Aug. 24 24 f Steamers call at Penang. GENOA, AMSTERDAM, ROTTERDAM. IIA.MBI K(i AM) (394 words)
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      PERAK TURF CLUB SUMMER MEETING, 1928. SATURDAY, JULY 7. TUESDAY, JULY 10. THURSDAY, JULY 12. SATURDAY, JULY 14. 2 Three Division Races for Clase 1 Horses. 2 tour 2 2 Five 2 Two i Ponies. 2 Three 2 H Advertised Stakes, Excluding Added Honey, *5K.i;00. ENTKIKS Close at 4 p.m. (510 words)
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      The WOOTTON LANTERN is Something better in Electric liaiuUanipa, Ask for th'iuonslralUm of the WOOTTON The lamp of a thousand BTBfft iPENT^fi W IENQINE L j SINGAPORE IPOH KUALA LUMPUK. E. 2::. NOTICE TOBATTA NOTICE is hereby given that the above two 1 r::i!c Haska emulating of the word "Tobatta" (349 words)
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      PAVILION TIU'KSDAY, JULY 12. POSITIVELY THE LAST NIGHT, at 9.15 p.m. sharp. THE LATEST PATHE GAZETTE HAROLD LLOYD in THE KID BROTHER The Brightest Twinkle from the Screen's Bijifrost Star. In the First Show at 7.30 p.m. LEFTY FLYNN in HIGH AND HANDSOME NO FREE LIST— NO HALF PRICE PRICES (439 words)
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      ALHAMBRA TAN CHENG KEE CO., LTD., Proprietors. COMMENCING JULY 12 In the Second Show at 9 p.m. THE EMPIRE NEWS BULLETIN PRETTY LADIES with Scents in TechnicoJour. The yucture that brings Gay Broadway in you A Metro (ioldwyn Mayer Production FIRST NATIONAL PRESENTS COLLEEN MOORE The Rest Loved Star en (198 words)
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      SKOOKUM (FULLY PROTECTED BY PATENTS). Our stock of Skookum Packing has now arrived and we have good supplies of the following sizes V*, 5 16l 3 8 ft, 3 4 7 /s and 1 in. SKOOKUM PACKING is unsurpassed for use with oil air ammonia and all liquids regardless cf (371 words)
  • DAILY TlftE TABLE [Articles]
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    DAILY TIME TABLE FIXTURES. Thursday, July 12 11. W. 5.13 a.m., 7.9, S.:SU p.m., 8.1. Malacca: H. W. 1..-.0 a.m., ",.0, 2.40 p.m., 8.9 I iatjr IS II W. '„12 a.m., 7.7, (1.40 p.m., 8.4. i: 11. W. ::.1O a.m., 4.9, 4.10 p.m., 6.1 I. and outward mail due. II (196 words)
  • RBOUB BOARD [Articles]
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    SINGAPORE HARBOUR BOARD Hum .i.-;.\. ..'illy U. Ships alonrai'Je (he Wharrea or expected to arrive. nrm harbour U Shark. Trout, Auby, Bunßn i, Bqaan Postern. Oil Wharf a*l Wharf 8 R,!lv. Tho Cable VESSEL IN DRY DOCKS Tanionc I'acar. Ahicrt D ,ck Nil i Dock Nil Krpjvl H.irbonr. Ni.uw Holland (112 words)
  • Vessels Arrived. [Articles]
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    Vessels Arrived. •111, from East Coa Bangkok l:i-7. from Calcutt:. !j-v. Rom Bangkok 12-7. foi 13-7. from Melbourm 18-7. KHOEN POEKG, l)i:t.. tons, from Pon lianak 11-7. for l'ontianak 11-7. Brit., E. 674 tuns, from Yokoham:. 723 tons, from Pcnanc 12-7. 16-7. KL'TSANC, Brit, M 43 tarn, from Cnlcutt:. .•i (116 words)
  • RIKGAPOBS > [Articles]
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    SINGAPORE MAILS CLOSE. To-day. »er Siaai i hmlii I L' p.m.* i i ilonic Lcej pj UK and Hugan Si Api \"> 1 1 vi, India (Itajula) p.ta i and Eata t India p..,. i atn Booth- (< illy i Patria) aj ik i Khwi; l M Lmpw Mmh (Kistnal (157 words)
  • SHARE MARKET REPORTS. [Articles]
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    SHARE MARKET REPORTS. Macphail and Co., Ltd. Singapore, July 12. Robber. Coeal -il 1 cents per Ib. Steady. Tin. -London £206 10». Rubbers. Steady. AUenbya 1.15-1.30. Aver Moleki 1.18-IJO, Aye Hitami 2-2.2;;. IndiaBirii :,-:,.:,i), Bregaj I7H-M eeitta, ('onne-m-.i: 1-1.10. Jenun K unmans M cent- i K.nt< eenta-1.05, Malaka PiiMlß! 1.18 (168 words)
  • Rose Macphail and Co. [Articles]
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    Rose Macphail and Co. Singapore, July 12. London.— Rubber 9 ;»d., down s d. Local :;i emu. London.— Tin fJ(i(i 10s., down 2s. Gd. Mining.— Quiet. Kalaya Consols. 79-81 cents, South Taipini; ;(1-;SN cents, Tatplng M cent -1. North Taiping 95-98 cents, Klang Kiver :;.:{O-:i.::r,, It;..hnian Hydraulic l.liL' 1--1.37*4, Koehml (156 words)
  • KILLING CROCODILES. [Articles]
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    KILLING CROCODILES. Easy Money With Spotlight Method. During 1927, 5,083 crocodiles were killed in the F.M.S., 80 tigers, 51 leopards and panthers, and 74 poisonous snakes, according to statistics published in the F.M.S. Police report. Crocodiles' eggs destroyed numbered 5,830. A sum of $10,487 was pail during tho year in (164 words)
  • U.S. FOREIGN TRADE. [Articles]
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    U.S. FOREIGN TRADE. The office of the American Trade Conimiuioaer, 7A, Ocean Building, has n-cr:v,-<i l.y eabM from Washington, the following relating t«> the foreign trade of the WW States during the month of May, Total imports into the f.S. 0. $354,91G,000 Total exports from the U.S. $421,076,000 Export! to (107 words)
  • EXCHANGES. [Articles]
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    EXCHANGES. [BRITISH IMPERIAL RADIO] l:u;'l>y. July 11. Foreign exchanges are Amsterdam !:i.07'.. Ath«u no, BerUn fOJ», Bombay '^d., Urussels :M.ya, Bucharest Uuenot Air.s 4/',, lopinhaten 18.20, agton MS -i uonir Konc U. U',,i.. X..1,0 is. 0.15-lCd.. Lisbon 2 7 H2 Madrid 20J04, Milan MM, New York 1 ■><■ li-:!L'. Oslo (73 words)
  • METEOROLOGICAL KEPORT. [Articles]
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    METEOROLOGICAL REPORT. Kandang Kerbau Station. (By Coartrny of Government Health Officer.) For the 24 Doors ending at Midnight on July 11. Mm. M, I, i i| imm t' By.B 'y. .Mm. >hanr U'lnpcralun- f| j. ."■U'an shade temperature 77J Max. sun radiation 126 K >in. PM r«diati(.Ti 61)5 1' rature (77 words)
  • KUtItER RETURNS. [Articles]
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    RUBBER RETURNS. H \-i.'i-22 Ib. Itrunoi fnited.— .13.099 lb. Hukit Timah.- lipJTk |b. <hanirk.it Sorilnnjr.— a4,.')7" Ib Hajrtor. 10,032 11. In.lrarin. -»7J5« 11,. I 'ir.., .-..i.imi 11,. Milik:. Cndn :,M Ib. Nyala L1:^)L 1 !b. Tspah.— 18.297 Ib. I'lu Pandan.— Ccasrd tapping United Malacca.- u^ioo »l». (46 words)
  • FINANCE AND COMMERCE.
    • EXCHANGE. PRODUCF I [Articles]
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      EXCHANGE. PRODUCE. or arur.,B per imperial gallon 0.80? 3> ScCOny motor soline P«"»P» Si pore, Jisl On London, Bank 4 m s Demand Private 3 m. credit On New York, Demand Private 90 d/s On France, Bank T.T. On India, Bank T.T. On Hong Kong, Bank T.T. On Shanghai, Bunk (147 words)
    • SINGAPORE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE RUBBER ASSOCIATION [Articles]
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      SINGAPORE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE RUBBER ASSOCIATION. 1U o'clock noon July J2. lonp of Market t— Quiet, su-ady. latest Cable Lo idoa Spot bheat 9%d. per lb __^!W! W put Shll t c nts 19S p« r R.S.S. equal to Standard, Q.C.F. Standard R.S.S. on lender Spot July pt Oet.-Dec. Jnii.-.M.-ir. (62 words)
    • STOCKS AND SHARES.
      • MINING. [Articles]
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        MINING. VaL i'.l. Buyers Scllcr3 £1 £1 Asnm Kuiniiiiiir tl il Bugrig Tl« i 1 1 Butane l';i'l;injf 1 1 Hatu Caves £1 £1 Cheniieriang 1 1 Chin Chin £1 £1 Kastcrn Siam £1 £1 Haad Yai 1 1 Hitam Tin 1 1 Hons Katt £1 £1 Huey Yot Pref. (443 words)
      • GENERAL. [Articles]
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        GENERAL. v »l- I'd- Buyers Sellers 2 2 Alex. Brick. Prefs. 1.97'i 2 02'i 2 2 Alex. Brick. Ord». 2.10 2.25 £1 *1 Brit. Am. Tobacco 5.1<YO 6.0 0 1 1 Central Kn-.-ine 0.W) 0.B5 1 1 Cycle Carriage !0 0 .'•n £1 £1 K. Snicltim; Co. 18JS 18.78 I (212 words)
      • DEBENTURES. [Articles]
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        DEBENTURES. L>. En !f 6 p.c. $1,234,300 3% 6% prem. Singapore Cold Storage Deb. 7 p.c. $555,000 104 108 Singapore Municipal 5 p.c. 1,873,000 of 1901 par. 6 prem. Singapore Municipal 4% p.c. of 1907 $1,600,000 go par. Singapore Municipal 4Vi p.c. of 1909 $1,100,000 90 par. Singapore Municipal 4 (96 words)
      • RUBBER SHARES. [Articles]
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        RUBBER SHARES. Frucr and Co. and I.yall and Evatt'a quotations Allenby ($1) Alor Gajah ($1) A. HiUm ($1; A. Kilning ($1) An.. Malay (JSj A. Molek (?1, A. PHM ($5) HalRownic ($1) Kas.scct <fl) iirngaa N. ($1) Urunei U. (i.5) if. JelutonR ($[J B. Katil U') JJukit K. B. 'M) (390 words)
  • 1 DOMESTIC OCCURRENCES
    • DKATH [Obituaries]
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      DEATH lIM. Urn Tian (hoe (Ann Mohi. age 62 on Tuesday, July >0, Itf2«. at his iv ulimNoil Road. He leaves two sons. Do Ted Onir and feck Chianu, three dauKhters one daUßhter-in-law, two-son i-in-law, An^ Boon Nian and On* Senjf Tunjt. MV*n ■nndsUDl and Ki-anddaUKhteis tn mnur. his loss. (61 words)
    • ACKNOWLEIMiMKNT [Obituaries]
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      ACKNOWLEDGMENT Mi's.-rs. Scow Knir Jin and brothers beit t< thank their relatives and frifnds who at tended the funeral of their y«Hftg«< brother, those who sent wreaths, telegram and letters of condolence, and a1 ihos. who lent their cars ar.d rendered mlitane< at the funeral. (45 words)
  • Page 7 Advertisements
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      FOREST DEPARTMENT, TIMBER BRANCH VAMTBO AT ONCE, a draughtsman who is experience in machinery la/outs ami building must be capable of out quantities and setting nut worl. i"i the rruund. Salary according to quali Applicants :-h<iuM give Hrtails of age rHtii-ntipn. e\pfrienre and salary expected and be sent to the (59 words)
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      FIAT 309 MODEL, 1 FcMrr, 2 doorfi 8 700 509 4 2 800 509 4 4 950 509 2 850 510 6/7 S1.000 MAXWELL TOURKR S 425 OVERLAND FOUR 4.-;0 CHEVROLET TOURER 550 AUSTIN 7 TOURER 750 ANSALDO 7 seater $l,(»00 ITALASM, UNITES ORCHARD ROAD. MAILS FOR EUROPE. Uft Atfd. (87 words)
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      FRANKEL'S OR URNITURE VICTORIA STREET (Watch Our Adrt. Page 16). 634 "Support local industry. T.K.K.'x tyres iiii.1 Ma are SO per cent, cheaper thm any other make. T.K.K.'s tyres when used on private cars are guaranteed for ten months (vide previous advertisement). Tyres and tubes for Buick, 815 by 105, (103 words)
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      LIVDON. At the- ::»t.-:rrt Roipital, Iha pore. or. Jily |l, I9tt, .V and Mrs N. L. L:uion, so... STl/BBS. On Juiy 11, IMS, ih- Malcrnit> Hospital, SinKapore, to Ur. and Mrs. H. C Stnbbi o daoghtar. MOTOR CARS FOR SALE BY TENDER Two worn Ford tourinjr cars in running order (640 words)
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      LATEST ADVERTISEMENTS Olher Classi6ed Athts. s»f I,. WANTS. FOR SALE. ETC. TO LET, l.V.i. Orchard R house. Applj 6, Malacca \K\V ROOMS, ut 2. Lloyd Road I mall but attractive. So are th« n l' I (I: i \B WANTED, 10-10 hip., •■on order, cheap for cai h. i f (873 words)
  • The Straits Times SINGAPORE. THURSDAY, JULY 12. WHO PAYS? [Articles]
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    The Straits Times SINGAPORE. THURSDAY, JULY 12. WHO PAYS? Much sound, constructive criticism and a refreshing absence of verbiage characterise the report of the sub-committee of the Strait? Settlements (Singapore) Association which was appointed a month ago to examine the provisions of the Naval and Air Bases Ordinance (1928). In (710 words)
  • A SWIMMING BATH WANTED. [Articles]
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    A SWIMMING BATH WANTED. The pita made by a correspondent in our columns on Tuesday for a new public swimming bath in Singapore will be echoed by all who realise what such a bath would do for the city, and particularly for its school population. The V.M.C.A. pool on Fort (286 words)
  • HUMANITY IN INDUSTRY. [Articles]
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    HUMANITY IN INDUSTRY. FACTOR IN NATIONAL ECONOMICS. (By M. Albert Thomas, Director of the International Labour Office, Geneva.) (In an interview.) The first concern of those engaged in international economics is a sincere attempt to re-establish and develop the resources and prosperity of the world. This cannot bo done without (1061 words)
  • SOCIAL AND PERSONAL. [Articles]
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    SOCIAL AND PERSONAL. H. H. the Sultan of Johore has appointed Mr. W. Burton, barristcr-at-law, to Kt temporarily as judge. Mr. and Mrs. Aliek McKcnzir, of Tebong Estate, have leturned from their trip to Australia and New Zealand. The appointment of Captain \V. B. 1 Ha\vk"s tn l>c Warden of (260 words)
  • DEATH OF SIR GEORGE WILLS. [Articles]
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    • REUTER
    DEATH OF SIR GEORGE WILLS. Multi-Millionaire Tobacco Magnate. V. [BEUTER TELEGRAM] London, July 11. The death has occurred of Sir George Alfred Wills, president of the Imperial Tobacco Co., Ltd. Sir George Wills, Bart., was one of the tobacco magnates of the world. He was born on June U, 1854, (181 words)
  • ANAESTHETIC DEATH. [Articles]
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    ANAESTHETIC DEATH. European Jury Empanelled For Inquest. j There will bo a European jury of seven ftl the inquest on July 10 on Mr. W. K. i Smith, of the F.M.S. Timber Department, Kuala Lumpur, who died at the General Hospital, SngaDore, on Saturday while under v anacstneUe. (48 words)
  • MAILS EXPECTED. [Articles]
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    MAILS EXPECTED. Hails from Europe (London mails despatched on June 21) ex P. and O. Rajimtatia will arrive l.y special train tomorrow morning. Correipo— tonca will be :v;i'ly tot delivery to boxholdcrs at 9.30 a.m. From China and Japan, by Indus Maru, .lue at Singapore to-morrow. From China, by Takada, (54 words)
  • RUBBER PRICES. [Articles]
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    RUBBER PRICES. Henderson, Helm and Company, Inc., Now York, *end us the followinu cable dated July 11, their quotations being in gold dollar cents closing bid prices Rubber exchanges sales to-day 500 tons. November 19.10, December 19.10, January 19.10, February 19 cents, March 1!» cents, April 19 tents, May 18.80, (66 words)
  • PASSPORT NOTICE. [Articles]
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    PASSPORT NOTICE. As from September 1, 1928, no cmer-S-ency certificate of nationality will be I issui-d to British subjects or non-British subjects for travel to any non-British ter- ritory. All British subjects, more c&pc- dally Indians, who intend to travel to other places after their arrival in Malaya I should (84 words)
  • Page 8 Advertisements
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      ALIIAMBRA TO-NIGHT In the Secoond Show at 9. Metro-Goldwyn Meyer Production Presenting COLLEEN MOORE in NAUGHTYJJUT NICE PRETTY LADIES Scene with technicolour. The picture depicts latest fashion dresses which appeal to the ladies. Along with The Empire News Bulletin. First Show at 7.30 FIGHTING HEARTS (Final Scries). TAN CHENG KEE (92 words)
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      *1 On Other Pages. Hi. mo Sport Letter 2 Financ* »nd Commerce 7 Shipping and the Mails Meteorological Report Tn-day'i Share Market 7 Cable and Radio Newi 9 Vandalism at I'ekinz 9 Polk* Work in F.M.S. 9 :ill Review 10 .Sport News and Comment! 10 Football**! from Australia 10 Municipal (53 words)
  • STRANDED PARTY FOUND. [Articles]
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    STRANDED PARTY FOUND. HOPES OF RESCUE. SUCCESS OF RUSSIAN AIRMAN. THREE MEN WHO WERE THOUCIIT DEAD. Tie party of three men from the wrecked Italian airship who attempted to walk to North Ope. Spit/.hurgcn, have been disco\crr;l liy the Russian ■inaaa TefcahMvaky. Nut him; had Ih-cii heard of them since (631 words)
  • CAPT. KINGSFORD SMITH. [Articles]
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    CAPT. KINGSFORD SMITH. Pacific Flight Leader Sues For Divorce. Sydney. June 20. Mr. N. Cherry Wills (solicitor, of Sydney I. aitinj M lu'hnlf of Captain Chariest Kihvanl Kingsford Smith, the leader "t' the ivc.nt IV.ritV- flight, has tiled v petition in divorce against Thelma EUmh Kiagafovd Smith, on the grounds (67 words)
  • POLICE WORK IN F.M.S. [Articles]
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    POLICE WORK IN F.M.S. BETTING ON CASH SWEEPS GROWING. The Commissioner of Police for the F.M.S. (Mr. C. Hannigan) says in his annual report that there were 86 murders in the F.M.S. in 1927, of which only 11 were accompanied by robbery and amongst these latter in several cases, murder (862 words)
  • DR. DAVIDSONS RETIREMENT. [Articles]
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    DR. DAVIDSONS RETIREMENT. [BRITISH IMPERIAL RADIO] Rugby. July 11. Th" In] ('r House of Convocation to-day I record the deep sense of loss it Mi", r hi the approaching retirement of tiie Archbishop of Canterbury, who is M years of age and has presid-xl over the Convocation for 25 years. (50 words)
  • TOTALISATOR IN BRITAIN. [Articles]
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    TOTALISATOR IN BRITAIN. BILL TO BE PASSED. PERSONAL TRIUMPH FOR MR. CHURCHILL. [REUTER TELEGRAM] London, July 12. The Cabinet has decided to adopt the Racecourse Dotting Bill, and it will figure as a Government measure and be passed this session. The hesitation to adopt the bill up to now has (128 words)
  • UNIVERSITIES DRAW. [Articles]
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    UNIVERSITIES DRAW. Oxford 107 Behind: One Wicket to FalL [reuter telegram] London, July 11. Lord's The match between Oxford and Cambridge Universities was drawn. Cambridge batted first and scored 292, to which Oxford replied with 287. In their second innings Cambridge totalled 329 for the loss of seven wickets and (70 words)
  • MANCHESTER COTTON. [Articles]
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    MANCHESTER COTTON. Investigating Financial Position. [reuter telegram] London, July 11. The questionnaire issued by the Master Cotton Spinners Associations to members concerning capitalisation of mills asks that details be supplied not later than the 24th inst. It announces the intention searchingily to investigate the present financial position of the spinning (97 words)
  • ANTI-WAR TREATY. [Articles]
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    ANTI-WAR TREATY. Careful Consideration By Britain. [reuter telegram] London, July 11. Sir Austen Chamberlain sustained heckling on tho part of members ot the opposition in the House of Commons on the .subj'-ct of thr delay in replying to Mr. Krllogg's treaty proposals. The Foreign Secretary said he was confident that (97 words)
  • ROUND THE WORLD FLIGHT. [Articles]
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    ROUND THE WORLD FLIGHT. Famous French Airman's Daring Scheme. [REUTER TELEGRAM.] Paris, July 11. The aeroplane in which Capt. Costes wil! at'ompt to fly from Paris to New York is expected to arrive at Le Bourget aerodrome to-day or to-morrow, according to Le Matin. Capt. Costes proposes, if he succeeds (92 words)
  • ANOTHER ESPIONAGE TRIAL. [Articles]
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    ANOTHER ESPIONAGE TRIAL. [trans-ocean via pan-asia] Berlin, July 11. The trial of the German engineer Barts?h and ten Russians accused of economic espionage on behalf of two Swedish firms has begun in Moscow. The accused are alleged to have sold seciet Soviet information regarding agriculture. (45 words)
  • TRANSPORT DISASTER. [Articles]
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    TRANSPORT DISASTER. [REI'TER TELEGRAM] Santiago de Chile, July 11. Tlv death roll through the sinking of Hrn naval transport Angamos is now stated to be 201. Eight more survivors have been discovered. They escaped in a launch. (37 words)
  • CHINA'S FOREIGN TREATIES. [Articles]
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    CHINA'S FOREIGN TREATIES. NATIONALIST PLANS. INDIFFERENT RECEPTION IN JAPAN. [reuter far eastern service] Shanghai, July 11. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has officially notified the French Minister declaring the abrogation of commercial regulations and the appendix to them concerning Annam and Indo-China ir treaty between China and France upon their (151 words)
  • FRANC STABILISED. [Articles]
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    FRANC STABILISED. Critical French Session Ends. [reuter telegram] Paris, July 11. Parliament has adjourned until the end of October, when M. Poincare will do his utmost to secure voting on the Budget by January 1. The five weeks' session since the general election has been notable for the stabilisation of (113 words)
  • KUALA LUMPUR FLOODS. [Articles]
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    KUALA LUMPUR FLOODS. SCHEME TO BE PUSHED FORWARD. (From Our Own Correspondent.) Kuala Lumpur, July 11. The deviation of the river the straightening of its channel would be a better description of the scheme—forms the most practical step for the mitigation of the flood problem in Kuala Lumpur. Whenever there (320 words)
  • NEW YORK STOCKS. [Articles]
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    NEW YORK STOCKS. Affected by Rise in Discount Rate. [reuter telegram] New York, July 11 The advance in the Chicago Federal Reserve Bank's rediscount rate immediately affected the stock market. Price fell off sharply, following speculative selling and liquidation by nervous traders. Losses ranged from five to 20 points, and (84 words)
  • VANDALISM AT PEKING. [Articles]
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    VANDALISM AT PEKING. ANCIENT TEMPLE AND RELICS BURNED. Learning that a number of bad characters among ii regular Nationalist troops were occupying quarters in the famous Black Temple, which contains one of the largest bells in the world, Marshal Yen Shi-shan sent a number of Shansi troops to disarm them (380 words)
  • Cable News in Brief. [Articles]
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    Cable News in Brief. [REUTER TELEGRAM] London, July 11. The Board of Trade statement for June states that imports were £99,369,000 and exports £59,472,000. Paris, July 11. In the presence of the King of Annam, the fiist stone was laid of the IndoChinese hostel at Pare Mont Souris, which will (172 words)
  • MOTOR SPEED RECORD. [Articles]
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    MOTOR SPEED RECORD. Attempt to be Made In Syrian Desert. [BRITISH IMPERIAL RADIO] Rugby, July 11. Capt. Malcolm Campbell, the famous racing motorist, after searching along the British coasts and on the coast of Denmark for a suitable place for attempting to break the world's land speed record, has decided (61 words)
  • ROUNDING UP HYLAMS. [Articles]
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    ROUNDING UP HYLAMS. Fifteen Arrested in Protectorate Raid. Fifteen Hylams, three of whom are supposed to be officials of the Shoemakers' Labour Union, were produced in the Fourth Police Court this morninjr, when .hree were charged with being membersof an unlawful society, and the rest were called upon to show (85 words)
  • ARMS BROKER IN COURT. [Articles]
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    ARMS BROKER IN COURT. Three Years For Dealing In Pistols. The Chinese who was convicted in the District Court of being in possession of a revolver, an automatic pistol, and 15 rounds of ammunition was sentenced to day to three years' rigorous imprisonment. (43 words)
  • JERVIS BAY CASE. [Articles]
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    JERVIS BAY CASE. NAVAL EXPENSES. QUESTIONS IN THE COMMONS. MAY BE CONSIDERED SALVAGE. The case of the Commonwealth liner Jervis Hay. from which appeals for naval assistance were received on account of the trouble caused by eight stowaways, is still being debated. The First Ix)rd of the Admiralty, Mr. Bridgeman, (244 words)
  • DAUNTLESS REFLOATED. [Articles]
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    DAUNTLESS REFLOATED. Damaged Cruiser Towed To Dock. [REUTER TELEGRAM] Halifax, Nova Scotia, July 11. H.M.S. Dauntless, which ran ashore on the Tribune shoals on the 2nd instant, has been refloated. H.M.S. Dauntless was got off at high tide with the assistance of United States naval pantoons and towed to the (53 words)
  • CABLE AND RADIO. [Articles]
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    CABLE AND RADIO. Publication of Report Due Soon. [BRITISH IMPERIAL RADK Rugby, July 11. In the House of Commons to-day the Prime Minister said the report of the Imperial Wireless and Cables Conference had now to be examined by the Governments of the several parts of the Empire concerned, but (95 words)
  • LEGAL TANGLE IN PENANG. [Articles]
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    LEGAL TANGLE IN PENANG. Seventeen Grounds of Appeal Presented. (From Our Own Correspondent.) Penanc July 11. The hearing of the case in which Chea S<><> Tuan, a Chinese merchant, appealed against the sentence of the District Judge of one year's rigorous imprisonment on each of two charges of committing offences (214 words)
  • ANTHRAX IN BRITAIN. [Articles]
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    ANTHRAX IN BRITAIN. [reuter telegram] London, July 12. Sir Vivian Henderson, in the course of a Home Office debate in the House of Commons, alluded to anthrax and said the report with regard to the further scheduling of wool for disinfection was at present being printed, but while Australia and (69 words)
  • FOOTBALL REVIEW. [Articles]
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    FOOTBALL REVIEW. SELECTING MALAYA CUP ELEVENS. STRICTER DISCIPLINE NECESSARY. [PY "CENTRE."] i.i ilinai y course of events th« inti ivst of the wc-el; would have ..n the form displayed at the S.l'.A. h at the B adhua on Tuesday; be originally selected uuiii :'.ol. o: did not turn up, the (1079 words)
  • TOWN AND COUNTRY. [Articles]
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    TOWN AND COUNTRY. The first annual general meeting of the Singapore Sword Club will be held at the Tomlinaoa flail on Friday, July 27. (24 words)
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    The grosr, revenue of the Singapore Stadium Association for the t bmbUm of IMB was 1*6,370, not .i- erroneously stated yesterday. (21 words)
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    For working a oullock with a sore neck, :i Tamil, who was prosecuted by Inspector Seth of iho S.I.C.A.. was lined ?20 ..r month's rigorous imprisonment in the Sec ill ('ouri this morning. (33 words)
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    The Malacca Draw cli of the Agri-Horticultural Association hold iii< ir annual stow in the ;;ioui;ds of the Bands Ilnii- and St. Francis Institution en Saturday and Sunday, July 81 and H. (32 words)
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    Trade between Australia and the Netherlands East Indies is steadily inSxportl from the Netherlands Kast. Indies to Australia amounted to x4.:;»;i.:;uJ in 1!)23, £5,640,881 in 1'J2."., as CM4MTO during 1927. (30 words)
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    Mr. Joseph Chong of Taiping. who was Ml with appaadieim, has completely recovered. writM ;> correspondent ol the Times of Malaya, who claims that the patier.t was cured by a Chinese physician without recourse to an operation. (36 words)
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    A pol iceman told the Second Police Magistrate this morning that a Tamil, whom he produced on a charge of being a mapaetad lunatic, rushed in front of Inspector Wray's car and stopped it. The man was remanded for observation. (40 words)
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    The case in which Messrs. Green and Collier, a European broking firm, are sued in the Supreme Court by Lam Choon and Co. for $21,000 damages arking out of a rubber contract of three years ago, was adjourned yesterday until to-morrow. (41 words)
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    Messrs. Lyall and Evatt commenced an action against Chan Yen Pai in the Supreme Court this morning for brokerage on the sale of 300 Duff Development shares. Mr. C. H. Smith is appearing for the plaintiff n«-n and Mr. E. R. Koek for the defendant. (45 words)
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    Following are the numbers of arrivals and departures to Madras Presidency for the month of June arrivals (figures .supplied by Travelling Inspectors) adults 2,467 minors 583, and departures (igjafM supplied by steamer agents) 9,423 and 9!>2. The arrivals relate to aided passengers only. (43 words)
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    It is proposed to hold a Flag Day in Malacca on Saturday, August 25 in aid of the Medical Mission. The work of tho mission has been increasing year by year, and the income is mainly from voluntary donations. For the first five months of the year the number of (63 words)
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    Recruiting has been generally resumtd in Hadraa Presidency but the following taluks are closed to recruiting owing to prevalence of disease Kanigiri, Madurantagam, Pattucottai, Negapatam, Mayararam, Tiruthuraipoondi, Arantane Srivaikundam, Tiruchendur, Udayarpalayam, Karur, Villipuram, Tirukoilur and Chidambaram. (36 words)
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    The Chinese motorbus driver who was with causing grievous hurt to Mrs. K. J. Palmer, a Eurasian lady, on the Serangoon Road, was yesterday afternoon acquitted by the District Judpe (Mr. J. nfeFall), his Honour finding that the lady, in hv harry to reach a car on the opposite of (60 words)
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    A wry good photograph of the annua' gathering of the Association of British Mnlaya at the Hotel Cecil appears in this week's Straits Budget, and many familiar faces will be discovered in it. The pictorial section also includes scenes on ;> rmi to Cameron's Highlands, stalls at the Ciithedral fete, (56 words)
  • MALAYSIAN UNION SCHOOL. [Articles]
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    MALAYSIAN UNION SCHOOL. Excellent Programme By Girl Students. The pirl students of the Malaysian Dnioa Seminary, Si-ranßoon Road, stair^l an excellent MQgrMUM in the Seminary Hall last nifrht, and the entertainment was thoroughly enjoyed by a uatherin? of several hundred friends, .representing all communities in Singapore. Striking features were the (81 words)
  • SPORTING NEWS AND COMMENTS.
    • TWO POINTS FOR S.C.C. [Articles]
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      TWO POINTS FOR S.C.C. Pulo Brani Beaten on The Padang. Three goal* win regietered ly the B.C.C i ''">' n a i i fixture. The game was i b M smii owing ihe heavy rain that 0 lii.rii taadard m impossible. Nevcr;!ure weie some interesting exchangea, with i.he S.C.C. the (647 words)
    • Second Division. [Articles]
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      Second Division. In a MCOnd division "A" niiitch yesterday the MaUya beat Seletai 8- 0. The Dukrs II and the Chinese II will mo-.-i in a second division match at the Stadium to-day. (33 words)
    • MALAYAN ATHLETICS. [Articles]
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      MALAYAN ATHLETICS. List of Entries from The Garrison. The following have been selected to represent the Army in the A.A.A. Championships of Malaya at Kuala Lumpur on July 27 and 28 100 Yards. Gnr. Williams, R.A. L/Cpl. Merrifield, R.A.S.C. L/Cpl. Newbould, 2/D.W.R. 220 Yards. Gnr. Williams, R.A. L/Cpl. Merrifield, R.A.S.C. (210 words)
    • TENNIS. [Articles]
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      TENNIS. L.L.T.C. Tournament. Rain prevented play at the Ladies' Lawn Tennis Club yesterday. Ties have been re- arranged as follows To-day. TO-DAY. Ladies' Open Singles, Final. Mrs. Zylstra v. Miss Wallis. Mixed Handicap Doubles, Final. Mrs. Parmele and Hill, owe 15.3, v. Mrs. Challen and Moding, sir. Men's Doubles, Semi-final. (76 words)
    • Singles Final at Malacca Club. [Articles]
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      Singles Final at Malacca Club. The Malacca Lawn Tennis Association Singles Final was played off on the Malacca Club Padang on Thursday afternoon, before a good attendance of spectators. The courts was in fairly Rood order after a severe overni&ht fall of rain. The finalists were Messrs. (iomes and Tiijiri, (139 words)
    • F.M.S. Singles Title. [Articles]
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      F.M.S. Singles Title. The F.M.S. singles championship tonnuuneat begins in Kuala Lumpur on Saturday on the Selangor Club courts The following nominations have been made by the respective State associations Perak.— Lam Say Kee and R. F. C. Markham. Nagri Sembilan.— M. Sakata and J. F. Johnstone. Selangor. Ong Ec (80 words)
    • MALACCA GOLF. [Articles]
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      MALACCA GOLF. Semi-Finals for President's Cup. The following were the results of the third and semi-final rounds of the President's Cup, at present being played lor over ihc Malacca Links IJrd Round. S. P. Hoimes-Smith (S) boat W. R. Boyd (14) 2 and 1. W. Munro (1G) beat A. Mac (515 words)
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    Ifca Alhambrn programme dMMgta H»i rvi-ninir. The f=*rturvs in the MeoM perfoiinaiiic arc NauKhty l)Ut Ni<-." :i First National picture fed u'11,7u '11,7 Colleen Moore, and Pretty Ladies," a Mctroi Goldwyn-Meyer production with scenes in tcchnicolour. (36 words)
  • BALDWINS, LTD. [Articles]
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    BALDWINS, LTD. [mx'iLii telegram] Londou, July 11. At tli' .idiniirri' meeting of Baldwin's Ltd.. iv London to-day the 7Vi p*r cent, debenture holders unanimously agreed to the sujjjestcd compromise. (29 words)
  • HEENEY'S CHANCE. [Articles]
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    HEENEY'S CHANCE. Meeting the Champion On July 26. The next contest for the heavyweight championship of the world is due to be. fought in New York on the 26th of this month, when Tom Heeney, the New Zealander, will oppose .the champion Gene Tunncy. This will be Tunney's fiiat contest (324 words)
  • CRICKET. [Articles]
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    CRICKET. Malacca Beat Rantau. (From Our Own Correspondent.) Malacca. The Malacca cricketers travelled to Rantau on Sunday where they were the guests of the Rantau Cricket Club in a one day match. Rantau batted lirst and made a very poor show, scoring only St. This collapse was brought about mainly (252 words)
  • PERAK RACES. [Articles]
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    PERAK RACES. Handicaps for To-day. Ponie». Claw 11, Third Division, 6 furlongs.—All Speed 9.3, Chandan 8.12, Jeleright 8.7, Perseus 8.7, Letchumna 8.4, Actress 7.10, Ma Cherie 7.3, Icy Hot 7.1. Horses, Class I, Third Division, 6 furlon**.—Packard 9, Popnnda 9, L. C. 8.13, Moreyet 9.10, Brava 8.10, Greenut 8.4, Witchcot (415 words)
  • FOOTBALLERS FROM AUSTRALIA. [Articles]
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    FOOTBALLERS FROM AUSTRALIA. STRONG TEAM TO VISIT SINGAPORE. Below are particulars of the Austmlinn football team which is at present touring Java and which it is hoped will visit Singapore early next month. The arrangements for the Singapore visit arc not yet conip' tvd, but present indications are that the (617 words)
  • SHOOTING AFTER FUNERAL. [Articles]
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    SHOOTING AFTER FUNERAL. Mourner Killed and Another Wounded. It is now stated that the Chinese who fired at the mourners returning from a funeral in Bukit Timah Road on Tuesday were in a taxi, and that two ir.cn wen? hit, one of whom died last nitrht. The driver of the (105 words)
  • SINGAPORE RUBBER AUCTION. [Articles]
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    SINGAPORE RUBBER AUCTION. The Singapore Chamber <>f Comnierco Rubber A.-sociMion held its H72ml nuction on July 11. whon there was catalogui-d 1J16.578 Ibf. or 542.67 tons offered 91(1.110 lbs. or 406.30 tons gold "C^l^OU lbs. or 140.71 tons. London ft. '.»V4d. New York M PRICES REALISED. Ribbed Smoked Sheet Cent* (103 words)
  • AGRICULTURE ON THE EAST COAST. [Articles]
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    AGRICULTURE ON THE EAST COAST. NOTES ON GENERAL CONDITIONS. An intere tin* article by Dr. H. W. Jack, of the X.M.S. Agricultural Department, is published in the current issue of tbe Department's journal, and we Rive extracts from it below Climatic conditions, of course, differ from those prevailing in the (1448 words)
  • BEDFORD RUBBER. [Articles]
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    BEDFORD RUBBER. Profit Retained for Future Needs. (From Our Own Correspondent.) Ipoh, July 11. I At the anm:ul meeting of Bedfor.l Rubber l'iunutions Mr. R. I. Brush,, prej siding, said that last year's profit nu I $12,1ti8, c,i which 55,000 was to be tian<IV: icd to nsiive and the remaindci (97 words)
  • BOXING FATALITY. [Articles]
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    BOXING FATALITY. Irish Lightweight's Death In Australia. Newcastle, Australia, was the scene of a boxing fatality on June 11, when Bob Miller, lightweight champion of Ireland,! collapsed during a contest with Bob Green and died on his way to hospital. Miller was winning easily and his illness j was evidently (69 words)
  • PASSENGERS. [Articles]
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    PASSENGERS. The following passengers arc proceeding to turope by the V. and O. Khyber, sailing at 9 a.m. tomorrow Hi M. 1). A. Day, Misa K. Jacques, Mr. and ■n. E. Bousfiold. Mi» B. C. Kulton, Misv 11. Ardern, Mrs. Srrunton, Lt.-Cmdr. H A I Barclay, Mr. G. P. l'uton. (162 words)
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    The following passengers arv j u# t o arr j ve at Singapore by the Hakone Mum on Monday Mr. M. P. Anderson, Mr. A. Denny, Mr. C. H. Koh. Mrs. M. Maclean, Mr. F. V. l'racock, Phya Sunpukitch. Mr. and Mrs. White, Mrs. S. Fong, Mr. J. G. James, (70 words)
  • Page 11 Advertisements
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    STERLING RUBBER SHARE PRICES. LONDON EXCHANGE STERLING PRICES JUNE 13. Par Value company. II Abaeo 2/ Allagar (1 Anglo-Malay £1 Ayer Kuning £1 Banteng 2/ Batang Consolidated (1 Batu Cavei II Batu Tiga 2/ Bekoh 2/ Bertam Consolidated 2/ Brieh £1 Birior 2/ Bikam 2/ Brooklands 2/ Bukit Cloh (1 (476 words)
  • WATER-POWER IN DUTCH INDIES. [Articles]
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    WATER-POWER IN DUTCH INDIES. BRITISH FIRMS' WELCOME INTEREST. The news that a number of British firms engaged in the manufacture of hydro-electric plant will participate in the supply of machinery for a group of tea estates in Java will prove encouraging to the engineering industry at home, says a writer (560 words)
  • PUBLIC WORKS IN F.M.S [Articles]
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    PUBLIC WORKS IN F.M.S Heavy Construction Programme i.a-i Year. The 1927 port of Mr. J. P. Swetlcnham, acting; Director of Public Works, F.M.S., states that there was a steady full in prices throughout the year. Labour has been more plentiful although the dearth of skilled artizans continues. The operations of (213 words)
  • PANIC IN A "ZOO." [Articles]
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    PANIC IN A "ZOO." I Bengal Tigrtss Oreaks Out Of Cage. Jersey City, July 4. "Girlie," a huge Bengal tigress weighing 35 stone, broke out of her cage at the Zoo and roamed in the building for several hours terrorising the other animals The caretaker, who was the only human (85 words)
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      MUNICIPALITY OF SINGAPORE The Municipal Commissioners hereby give notice that the following schedule of revised rates of charge for supply of electrical energy per 8.0. T. Unit by meter will be effective fiom and including July, 1928, account consumptions A. LIGHTING AND FANS. Per unit. 1. For consumption from 1-1,500 (734 words)
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      m^^^^?j LEADING rr T t HEUE is no worry or anxiety in rearing A Baby healthfully and happily, even in a tropical climate, when Glaxo ia used as Babj's food. Glaxo i 3 the food that has been used to rear the children in five Royal Nurseries. Court Physicians see (243 words)
  • SEAPLANES AND FLYING BOATS. [Articles]
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    SEAPLANES AND FLYING BOATS. WIDE DIFFERENCE IN TYPES. Theoretically, there is not much disjnction between the seaplane and the flying boat, since both are capable of being waterborne, says the Naval and Military Record. In practice there is a wide difference between the two types. In an essay contributed to (414 words)
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    MUNICIPAL ACTION. Orchard Road to Be Closed For Two Months. The following action was taken at a meeting of committee No. 3 of the Singapore Municipal Commissioners Confiimed President's action in authorising construction of two culverts acu... Raffles Quay as a matter ot urgency, a; ..n estimated cost of $5,000. (253 words)
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    DANCING LUNACY. New York Marathon Suppressed By Court. New York, July 1. The Supreme Court of New York State has ordered Uh cessation of the Dance Marathon, which has been going on for twenty clay.-; in Madison Square Garden. Tha city liiakh authorities originally otiiiioJ that they would be unable (98 words)
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    SINGAPORE VOLUNTEER CORPS. Programme of Drills up to and for July 15, 102S Friday, July 13, 5.15 p.m., Drill Hall. S.R.E. It) Sigs., Station working Drill Hall, S.V.F. Ambulance, Lecture. Saturday, July 14, 2 p.m., Bukit Timah Ranj;e 2 p.m., Farrer Range, Eurasian Company, Exercise of Lewis Gunners in rifle (98 words)
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    SINGAPORE AND SOUTH MALAYA BOY SCOUTS ASSOCIATION. Order 3 for week ending Sunday July 15. 1928:— Thursday, July 12, Band Practice, Headquarters, 5.13 p.m. Friday, July 13, Ambulance Class, Headquarters, 5.15 p.m. (32 words)
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      QUICKLY soolliin,^ rind /g/Jf, fS4 ll A y ß *l'l sp'lendidlv l.cnlin-, '/^-^^jff&jffftWffa is indispensable in every home. It is as good for JM 1^ injuries or for a Asafirstrash as it is for si-ri- W iM T\^ BUBsBOr round skin troublo hko etv.nna.^MM- ■^■Br treatment Zam-Buk stops pain Z (405 words)
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      "MAH JONG" BRAND Canned Californian Sardines Fresh supplies just arrived RWB!||WBHB[ \n V i^m TOMATO SAUCE l^ffit TO^. /^-iJrf3 I Buy this Popular Brand! An Excellent Quality at a Favourable Price! Sole Importers The East Asiatic Company, Ltd., (Im.un.orated in Denmark) SINGAPORE fSH FOR THE HAIR >v bS&? J E (155 words)
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      GREEN MANURE SEED Pamanoekan Tjiasem Co., JAVA. (TBE ANGLO-DUTCH PLANTATIONS OF JAVA LTD.. LONDON). Th« above Company will have available for sale in July-December. 1S28, considerable quantities of teed from the following Crten Manure typei Per Plcnl C.IF. S'pore. CaiopoKonium Mucunoides S 17.00 Centrosema 1'lumicri 22.50 Centroarma l'uhesreiu 26.00 rotalaria (421 words)
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      Assets over $8,000,000 S.C. Assurance in force over $30,000,000 The Great Eastern Life Assurance Co., Ltd. (Incorporated in Straits Settlements) LONDON OFKICK 27, Old Jewry, E.C. HEAD OFFICE: Winchester House, Singapore. LWPW" r The Company ha. £20,000 deposited with the Supreme Court of England and complies with the British Life (420 words)
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      BANKING CHARTERED BANK OF I INDIA, AUSTRALIA AND CHINA. (Incorporated in England by Royal Charter 1853.) A 1 I'aid Up Capital in 600,000 share* I of £5 each 43,000,000 Reserve Fund £4,000,000 Reserve Liability of Proprietors £3,000,000 I HEAD OFFICE 18, Bishopsgate, London, E.C. 2. Agencies and Branch*! j Alor (598 words)
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      BANKING HONG KONG SHANGHAI r BANKING CORPORATION. (Incorporated in Hong Kong) Head Office HONG KONG. Authorised Capital $50,000,000 c Issue and fully paid up $20,000,000 <• Reserve Funds Ii I Sterling 6,000,000 1 Silver $14,000,000 Reserve Liability of Proprietors $20,000,000 COURT OF DIRECTORS. A. H. Compton, Esq., Chairman. N. S. (611 words)
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      BANKING PHE MERCANTILE BANK OF INDIA, LTD. (Incorporated in England) apital Authorised $3,000,000 apital Subscribed £1.800,000 apital Paid up £1,050,000 cscrve Fund and Rest £1.584,846 BOARD OF DIRECTORS J. M. Ryrie, Chairman. R. Chalmers, Esq. Charles J. Harabro. O. Robinson, Esq. Esq. W. H. Shelford. Esq. Chief Manager James Steuart, (387 words)
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      NOC PILLS For Your BODY and MIND A REAL. SAFE AND SURE HELP AND Cl UK For Neurasthenia. Anaemia, Debility, Weakness and Overwork. Obtainable at all Chemlnta. c. h. slot'lcGm lti. PENANG AND SINGAI'OKK. CONCRETE LAWN ROLLERS The Ideal Roller For Grass Courts ST\ *mm DELIVERED U!^Cfli VOIK trifflttfl TENNIS (216 words)
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      A Ride tells a puces-. wonderful story. KS P ton Truck Hvery day, the Bigger Mid Better Chev.-o'et is < hot to S/..'" !;terally telling ittclf to thousands of new ■nnn-rinl Truck ov n ChmtaiM u.it Here are unooi'incsn end quietness of opera- <«? Siuuap'ni) tion never before thought possible (202 words)
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      xwMlltUlli/i BEST SERVICE ff||L«|jP;: P '^JS^^^^^H.^^^^^^^^^^Bd^L^^a' f am^B^B^B^aVa^BHaißa^BVLV*^' Sole Distributors for Malaya. ITALASIA, LTD. (Incorporated in the Straits Settlements) -<ia*i^FlP^r^^^ 1 y~ va». Hi El IS* Kjik L^J^NI circru I B I I n M JUNIOR fiurfiose MiJIAK ThC SINGER owner is f«" v jjaS Htß iCjaTfi? equi|)i>cd for thousands (203 words)
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      Your Investments are quite sound when made at the Crown Jeweller. The strength of our organisation, its influence over the diamond market and capacity to lend force to our customers enables us to Rather many customers. NEW SHIPMENT of Gold and Silver articles, Gold and Silver cigarette cases. Real amber (218 words)
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      The Ornamental Tile Works specialists in CEMENT FLOORING TILES Under new management. Enquiries solicited. Office 40, HIGH STREET. ELEMENTARY SANITARY ENGINEERING By G. BRANSBY WILLIAMS. A text-book for sanitary inspec- tors and others interested in the application of the science of sanitary engineering to tropical conditions. Price $6.50, Post free. (185 words)
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      CLASSIFIED ADVERTISEMENTS PREPAYMENT CHARGES for Wants, For Sale, To Let, etc., in ordinary close set type (average six words to line) are Per line One insertion 28 cents, two ins. 46 cents, three ins, 64 cents, four ins. 82 cents, five ins. $1.00, six ins. $1.13, ten ins. $1.1(1, twelve (969 words)
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      MISCELLANEOUS USEFUL NOVELTIES for ladies, gentlemen and children. Tan Soo Hock Co. WHITE polished Italian marble tiles, all sizes in stock. Apply 1, Telegraph Street. USE SIGNODE STRAP on your post-par-cels. B. G. Stibbe's Export Co., 116, Robinson Road. CORONA FLOWERSHOP. Orchard Road, Phone 2990. Baskets, bouquets, wreaths, cutflowers. THE (855 words)
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      "IMPREGNABLE" BRITISH MADE As supplied to Leading Bankers and Mercantile Houses. Straits Steamship Co., Ltd., Government cf B. N. Borneo, etc., etc. THE ALL-STEEL SAFE Fire and Thief Resisting, each safe fitted with two separate and distinct CHUBB Locks. ADJUSTABLE SHELVES. Stock in al! sizes from 20 to 43 inches. (314 words)
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      THE SCRIPTURE OF HOLY ISLAM. TIIK IIOI.Y QDB-AX, containing the Ar»ble Tent with Kncli>-!> Tran .l.ilinn ommentary, by .Mauliti Muhammad Ali. M.\. I.I.K., Kid Leather Jls.OU THE HOLY (Jl'R-AN. by the lame Author, Clnth Case ft&M THE TEACHINGS OP ISLAM, a solution of l.w fumiamt'iital RrilftioM problem* fnim thr Muslim (384 words)
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