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The Straits Times [ESTABLISHED NEARLY A CENTUBY.J THE LARGEST, r AND MOST INFLUENTIAL NEWSPAPER IN MALAYA. 20 PAGES. SINGAPORE, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1, 1932. PRICE 10 CENTS. The Straits Times 20 PAGES. SINGAPORE, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1, 1932. PRICE 10 CENTS.

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Singapore: ts.'cccil st. cphone eisov 6.15 Tonight 9.15 j PAUL CAVANAGH KAY FRANCIS in 5 I Transgression. Phone 5261-2. W j DRINK MORE (p!^\ GOOD Ml LX M^ Rich verdant pastures pedigree cattle 6^^"^^* few countries indeed, can rival SWIT6^^?^*^ ZERLAND for milk production v' "BEAR" Brand Natural Swiss Milk

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KUALA JLVJiiPUR>27. JAVA ST. [CPHONI 36«y. and how they wear and wear and wear MORLEY V STOCKINGS Fully Fashioned Silk Stockings tis J Pure Silk to Welt. The tops jJjKT M and feet are mercerised. Mm mmElastic tops, Cuban Heels and M& J no under foot seam. Jm jj^ f

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"j'i'ii jiiml i J 6.15 Tonight 9.15 j PAUL CAVANAGH ft j KAY FRANCIS in .Transgression, j 1 Phone 5261-2.

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P. 0., BRITISH INDIA AND APCAR LINES (Incorporated in England.) MAIL, PASSENGER AND CARGO SERVICES. PENINSULAR AND ORIENTAL S.N. CO. UNDKR CONTRACT WITH HIS MAJESTY'S GOVERNMENT. LONDON AND FAR EAST MAIL SERVICB. OUTWARD FROM LONDON FOB CHINA AND JAPAN. Tonnage. Do* S'por*. 1932. XX ARM ALA 9,100 June 6 RATP'JTANA

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SHIPPING ANNOUNCEMENTS. Iff. Ml 5: I~~T BBBBBBBBBBBB*BHBBBBBMBBBJBBBBB| (NIPPON YUSEN KAISHA.) TO LONDON. Naples, Marseilles, London, Antwerp, Rotterdam and Middlcsborougn. Vessels. Tonnage. Dae. Sail. J FUSHIMI MARU 11,000 June 2 8 HAKOZAKI MARU 10.600 June 15 IS t TERUKUNI MARU 12,000 June 28 29 HAKUSAN MARU 10,500- July IS 14 HARUNA

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BURNS PHUP LINE (Incorporated in Australia.) FOR BRISBANE, SYDNEY AND ■ELBOURNB via JAVA, DARWIN AND THURSDAY ISLAND. Regulsr monthly sailings by th* wellknown stesmer MARELLA (7,865 tons) and the s.s. MANGOLA (8,362 tons) (Cargo only). The s.s. MARELLA is on* of th* largest and finest steamers trading to Australia, cabins

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Tffi EAST ASIATIC CO., LIMITED (Incorporated in Denmark.) Telephone 5328. PASSENGER AND FREIGHT SERVICE TO GENOA, LONDON, ROTTERDAM. HAMBURG AND COPENHAGEN. Leave Spore. Penang. M.s. BORINGIA June 8 June 10 m.s. FIONTA June 29 July 1 m.s. ERRIA July 13 July 15 m.s. ALSIA Aug. 10 Ang. )2 m.s. LALANDIA

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THE BLUE FUNNEL LINE (Ocean THE HUA KHIOW STEAMSHIP CO. Steam Ship Co, Ltd., and China Mutual (1932) LTD. Steam Navigation Co, Ltd.) THE SARAWAK STEAMSHIP Co, Ltd. THfe STRAITS BTEAMSHIP Co, Ltd. THB CUNAKD STEAM SHIP CO, LTD. THE CHINA NAVIGATION Co, Ltd. THB AUSTRALIAN ORIENTAL LINt: Ltd. THE

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OCEANIC AND ORIENTAL NAVIGATION CO., BAN FRANCISCO, CAL. STATES STEAMSHIP CO., PORTLAND, ORE. JOINT SCHEDULB Bailings for United Stales and Canada P ints frost Hong Kong. Ban Francisco and Los Angeles. US. GOLDRN TTDB sails from Hong Kung June I I Agents I ANGLO-3IAM CORPORATION, LIMITED. (Incorporated In England.) SINGAPORE.

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DOLLAR STEAMSHIP LTNB ofnJ AMERICAN MAIL LINE A FEW MORE REASONS WHY DOLLAR LINERS ARE POPULAR i The staterooms are the largest and most comfortable you can buy. 2 The cosmopolitan atmosphere of these World Liners insures you an interesting cruise^ The ship is yours from stem' to stern No

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ELLERMAN BUCRNALL STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. (Incorporated in England) ■n.URMAH" Lin. Passenger and Freight Services to I— UNITED KINGDOM AND CONTINENT. Tla Ports and Bass Canal, OUTWARDS. TO KONG KONG, SHANGHAI ft JAPAN. Steamer Due Spore. S.S. CITY OF FLORENCB June T2 HOMEWARDS. bj. CITY OF BEDFORD, for Harrs, L'don, R'dam,

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THE MERCANTILE BANK OF INDIA, LTD. (Incorporated in England.) Capital Authorised n 5V,000,000 Capital Subscribed 1300,000 Reserve Fund and Best >-. 1,217,926 Capital paid np 1,060,000 BOARD OF DIRECTORS: J. M. Ryrle, Esq., Chairman, P. R. Chalmers, Esq., Charles J. Hambro, W. H. Shelford, Esq., Sir Thomas Catto, Bart, Sir

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BANKING ANNOUNCEMENTS NEDERLANDSCH INDISCHE HANDELSBANK N.V. ■stabilised 1863 at Amsterdam > Authorised Capital Glds. 100,000.000 (about ,1 £8,500,000). Paid up Capital Glds. 66.000.000 (about > <4,600,000). Reserves Glds. 29,190.007 (a^ont «2,«32,000). HEAD OFFICE: AMSTERDAM. ■RANCH OFFICES THE HAGUE, ROTTERDAM. OVERSEAS BRANCHES t Batavia Head Office for Dutch >ai! Indies. BRANCH

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NEDERLANDSCHE HANDEL MAATSCHAPPY N.V, Netherlands Trading Society. (Established at Amsterdam 1824.) PAID UP CAPITAL Fl. 80,030,009 STATUTORY RESERVI Fl. 40,016,000 HIAD OFFICE IN AMSTERDAM WITH AGENCIES IN BOTTERDAM AND THE HAGUB, HEAD AGENCY IN BATAVIA. BRANCHES •U'.ndoeng Hong Hong Rangoon Banajermasln Kobe 'Seraarang Bombay 'Weltevreden Shanghai Calcutta Medan Solo Cheribon

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CLASSIFIED ADVERTISEMENTS. There are approximately arren wort* to a line and there is a flat rat* charge of H cent* per line per insertion with I A minimum of one dollar per insertion. Advertisements will b* accepted ap to 10 •jn. on the day of Usue. A fee of 25

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HOUSES, FLATS TO LET TO LET, SHOP, FLAT, Amber Mannlon*. Apply S'por* Building Corp, 84, Market St. NICELY FURNISHED FLAT, mod. san. European bath, near town. Apply 88, Strait* Times. NEW FLATS, at Middle Road, to let. Electricity and sanitation. Apply N. Reuben 7, De Souxa Street. TO LET, 1

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BUSINESS PREMISES TO LET OFFICES TO LKT, 24-B, Battery Road, and Boor. Apply Guthri* A Co, Ltd. "OFFICE, Boblnson Road, B,WO aq. foot first class property. United Engineer*. GODOWN, River Valley Road, suitable Motor Garage or Store, area 4,358 square feet. Apply United Engineer*. TO LET, OFFICES at 4 and

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MISCELLANEOUS FOE weak lic»rls, we advise yon SfOT to see FRANKENSTEIN. WARDONTA is Britain's effective reply to all safety raior competition. WARDONIA settles all razor arguments. IF YOU HAVE RRLATnrBS OR FRIENDS Overseas, have the Straits Budget potted to them every week, $14 yearly, including postage, ontside Malaya (13.20 within

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PUBLIC NOTICES. ORDINANCE No. 96 (MINOR OFFENCES). Police Order* made under Section (4) of Ordinance No. (Minor Offence*) for the regulation of traffic on the occaBkm of the King's Birthday Parade on the Eaplande on JUNE S, ISJ2. From 6.30 a.m. until fifteen minutes after the departure of His Excellency

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LEGAL NOTICE. LEGAL NOTICE PITIDUWA LIYANA BADALGE HENDRICK. Decea«ed. All persons having claims ni:ain.-t the estate of Pitiduwa Livanu 8.-idnlge Hendrick, lat» of No. 195, Middle Ro.id, Singnpore, who died at the General Hospital, Singapore, on Apr. 1, 1932 are requests ti> srnd particulars of their claims forthwith to the

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HOTELS RAFFLES HOTEL MALAYA'S PREMIER HOTEL Rooms with Modern Sanitation and Hot and Cold Running Water. < TODAY'S ATTRACTIONS TEA DANCE -6.30 to 8.15 p.m. INFORMAL AFTER DINNER DANCE— 9.3O p.m. to Midnight. GWLL L LL A NCH I TOMORROW special dish Served in the Batik SPECIAL DINNER Roast Suckinc

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St Andrew's Hospital Week. ■:o: MONDAY JUNE 6. AT 6.15 p.m. SPECIAL BENEFIT PERFORMANCE CAPITOL THEATRE. (BY KIND PERMISSION OF THE MANAGEMENT) "THE MIDDLE WATCH" A UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY TO WITNESS THIS SPLENDID FILM. Note:— Tickets Must be Exchanged for Reserved seats! o WEDNESDAY JUNE 8. BUY A FLAG SATURDAY JUNE

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THE SECRET OF 6UCCEBS IN I INDUSTRIES WHICH HAVE ATTAINED WORLD-FAME HAS BEEN LARGELY A MATTER OF HAVING THE RIGHT TOOLS FOR THEIR PARTICULAR JOBS IP YOU HAVE GOODS TO HANDLE. ESPECIALLY IN CONFINED SPACES. WE WOULD SERIOUSLY SUGGEST THAT YOU AT ONCE OBTAIN DETAILS OF THE LiSTER AUTO-TRUCK WHICH

Up-To-The-Minute Pictures For Singapore. [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Up-To-The-Minute Pictures For Singapore. rr-HE latest musical comedy from England opens at the Pavilion Theatre ti ■morrow and bids fair to be as great a success as its recent predecessors. The fact that Gene Gcrrard is starred is an almost certain guarantee of its success in Singapore, and the fact

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km E. Brown and Marjorie White in "Broadminded," coming to the Capitol after "TrantgraMion."

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niiTOWikriTrD ability They wUI stan a m.BYVY HI W U HlUv remarkable amount of Iaun- MtRWANT T-XH.o^.* dryJng and m roUin theJr 20 Battery Road smart freshness long after SINGAPORE other shirts have been TELEPHONE 6 188. discarded COME AND SEE AT THE GREAT WORLD SHOW KIM SENG ROAD. GRAND

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MARLBOROUGH Simultaneously with ALHA M B R A GRETA GARBO and RAMON NOVARRO in MATA HARI. VICTORIA THEATRE TONIGHT TONIGHT 9.30 p.m. ITALIAN GRAND OPERA COMPANY FULL ORCHESTRA! FULL CHORUS! PRESENT LA TRAVIATA THURSDAY LA TOSCA Book at Little's $3. 2 1. RLjTu^*^ JL— jßL^— ada^KaEL^BßLJJa^^^TT 6.15 TONIGHT 9.15 WILLIAM

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TODAY MATA HARI An M.G.M. Picture Simultaneously AT MARLBORO UGH EH ONE BOOKING. Owing to the extremely heavy booking for "Mata Hari," and the difficulty of accommodating late-comers it is earnestly requested that seats are reserved at Robinson's. Phone -bookings MUST BE TAKEN UP BY 9.10 p.m otherwise they may

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■f >♦♦>♦♦ CAPITOI/ MATINEE TODAY— 3.IS. 6.15 TONIGHT 9.15 One of the Season's Outstanding "Talkies" Radio Pictures' Powerful Morality Play TRANSGRESSION WITH A BRILLIANT CAST HEADED BY Hie Famous ENGLISH [22^SSSS^SBjSi^^^^___i__&_w_&_H_fe1 Screen Star I The Beautiful and Best-dressed Star l i_ii_^^^^^^^^^^F^^r^ of the Screen fk' /jM KAY FRANCIS A ijj

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____f_«_|i |^^aV__fl J_L_____, B^___t_fl K I RESERVATIONS TELEPHONE 6903. BE WISE LOOK EARLY! 6.15 TONIGHT 9.15 I I Sec "Out of the Blue" 1 I and your blues will I leave you JK 'B^ If __N ■>■> I -y^Pßy i If bßbi I \S, S^ B^^^Baf^BwfcaHaH^fcß^ I \^v\^^^^Ba^^BVaßaßMf9 BL^^^^^^LbßJ B^BaVKaia_____f

AROUND THE MARKETS. [ARTICLE]

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AROUND THE MARKETS. Rubber Easier Tin Price Recovers. FAIR DEMAND AT LOCAL AUCTION. (Ly Oar Financial Correspondent.) Singapore, Wednesday. Today's Prices Rubber, 5 cents per lb. Tin, 50 tons $61.12 Vi per picul. Yesterday's Prices Rubber, London 111 16d., down 116 d. New York, 2 11 16cts., unchanged. Market Tone:

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE RUBBER ASSN. [ARTICLE]

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CHAMBER OF COMMERCE RUBBER ASSN. Noon, June 1. R.S.S. equal to London Standard: Buyers. Sellers. Spot 5 5i/ 8 Standard R.S.S. on Tender: Tone of Market: Dull. Latest Cable London Spot Sheet 1 11 16d. per lb. New York, Spot Sheet G. cts. 2 11 16 per !b. Mile uly

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■R.S.S. equal to London SUndard, Spot Average buyers price for May 5.39 cts.

PRODUCE. [ARTICLE]

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PRODUCE. Singapore, June 1. Gambier 7.00 (Cube No. 1 unpicked) 16.00 Copra 5.10 mixed 4.55 Sago flour, Sarawak 1.90 White Pepper 24.50 Black Pepper 20.50 Pearl Sago 4.25 small 5.00 medium peal 6.00 Rice, Siam $165 to 205 Saigon $149 to 165 Rangoon $156 to 172 No. 1 of 125

TELEGRAPHS. [ARTICLE]

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TELEGRAPHS. Commutation with Kota Bht.ru (Kelantan) via Kuala Lumpur has he«n restored.

LOCAL STOCK AND SHARE QUOTATIONS.

STOCKS AND SHARES.

MINING. [ARTICLE]

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MINING. Issue Val. Pd. £1 £1 Aaam Kumbang £1 £1 Austral Malay 5/- 5/- Ayer Hitam Tin £1 £1 Bangrin Tin 1 1 Batang Padang I 1 1 Batu Caves 1 1 Bukit Arang £1 £1 Burmah Malay £1 £1 Chenderiang 1 1 Hitam Tin 1 1 Hong Fatt 5

GENERAL. [ARTICLE]

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GENERAL. Issue Val. Pd. Buyers. Sellers. 2 2 Alex. Brick Ord. 0.80 1.00 nom. 2 2 Alex. Brick Prefs. 1.30 1.40 £1 £1 Brit. Am. Tobacco 3.11.3 3.15.0 10 5 British Malaya Trustee 4.00 1 1 Central Engine 0.20 0.30 nom. 100 50 Chinese Com. Bank 60.00 65.00 £1 £1

DEBENTURES AND LOANS. [ARTICLE]

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DEBENTURES AND LOANS. Singapore Cold Storage 7 p.c. deb. of 1926 red. 1931-36 103 104 ci. Singapore Municipal 5 p.c. of 1901 red. 1940 $400,000 103 106 nom. Singapore Municipal 4U p.c. of 1907 red. 1947 $1,600,000 N 102 nom. Singapore Municipal -l' L p.c. of 1909 red. 1955 $1,000,000

RUBBER SHARES. [ARTICLE]

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RUBBER SHARES. Fraser and Cq. and Lyall and Evatt's Quotations. "Aove rubber share qua Ut ions are mostly only nominal. To-day's Price Frascr Lyall Co. Co. Allenby ($1) Alor Gajah ($1) 0.15 0.30 0.15 0.25 0.15 0.30 0.15 0.25 A. Hitam ($1) 0.40 0.60 0.40 0.50 A. Kuning ($1) A.

EXCHANGE RATES. [ARTICLE]

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EXCHANGE RATES. Singapore, June 1. SELLING. London, 4 months' sight 2/3 29/32 London, 3 months' sight 2/3 27/32 London, 60 days' sight 2/3 13/16 London, 30 days' sight 2/3 25/32 London, demand 2/3% London, T.T. 2/3 23/32 Lyons and Paris, demand 1,060 Hamburg, demand 173 New York, demand 42% Batavia

SINGAPORE HARBOUR BOARD. [ARTICLE]

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SINGAPORE HARBOUR BOARD. Wednesday, June 1. Shlpi alongside the Wharrea or expected to arrive. KEPPEL HARBOUR. Main Wharf Lch. "Alert," Islander. The Cable, Aletta, Tobclo. Lch. "Dorothy." Oil Wharf Nil. Coal Wharf Nil. VESSELS IN DRY DOCKS. Tanjong Pagar. Albert Dock Nil. Victoria Dock Acasta. Krppel Harbour. King's Dock Nil.

SHIPS BY WIRELESS. [ARTICLE]

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SHIPS BY WIRELESS. The following ships are in communication with the Wireless Stations at Singapore Ampullaiia, Antung, Andre Lebon, Burgenland, Chenonceaux, Cov/denlaw. Darvcl, Friesland, Fushimi Maru, Hokuroku Maru, Hong Peng, Hong Kheng, Mindcroo, Neumark, Nuddea, Paul?., Planorbis, Sagona, Seiun Maru, Semiiamis, Serooskerk, Sir Karl Knudsen, Tahchee Tilawa. Ponang Angelina, Atlas

NEW POST OFFICE. [ARTICLE]

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NEW POST OFFICE. The nev sub-post office at Maxwell Rord will be opened as from today for all classes of post office business. The hours of attendance will be 8.0 a.m. 1.0 p.m. and 2.0 p.m. 50 p.m. The office will not be open on holidays.

AIR MAIL. [ARTICLE]

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AIR MAIL. Th<. air mail Karachi London 4l*> patched by s.s Rajula on Hay 13 was delivered in London on May 31.

SINGAPORE MAILS CLOSE, [ARTICLE]

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SINGAPORE MAILS CLOSE, Today. Banka Island, I'ladjoe and I'alembang Kin ut 3 p.m. North, N.-East and N.-West Sumatra (Van Lansberge) ..4 p.m. Ceylon, Egypt, Genoa and Europe (Burgenland) ..4 p.m. Tomorrow. Penang, Province Wellesley, NorthWest Perak, Kedah, Siam, North, North-Eaat North-West Sumatra (Kedah) 10 a.m. Ceylon, Egypt, Europe and Great

MAILS FOR EUROPE. [ARTICLE]

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MAILS FOR EUROPE. By Corfu General Metzinjer Karapara Tajandoen P. C. Hooft Rawalpindi Sibajak Karoa Left Arrd. Spore London Apr. 16 May Apr. 20 Hay 18 Apr. 21 Hay 16 Apr. 21 Hay 16 Apr. 29 Hay 18 Apl. 29 May 21 May 6 May 26 May 0 May 30

EXCHANGES. [ARTICLE]

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EXCHANGES. Rugby, May 31. Foreign exchanges are Amsterdam 9.11 Athens 565 Bombay Is. 5 15/16 Berlin 15.65 Brussels 26.38 Bucharest 622 Buenos Aires 34% Copenhagen 18.30 Geneva 18 27/32 Helsingfors 215 Hong Kong Is. 3d. j Lisbon 110 Madrid 44% T Milan 71% Monte Video 30 nominal Montreal 4.18"/^ New

AIR PASSENGERS [ARTICLE]

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AIR PASSENGERS Passengers from Batavia to Singapore on May 31: Mr Anker, Miss Campbell and Mr. Johannes. From Singapore to Bntuvin on June 1: Mr. Sabljar.

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ARRANGEMENTS FOB THE WEEK. Wednesday. June 1. H. W. 8.19 a.m., 7 ft. 5 in., 8.31 p.m., 8 ft. 2 in. San Carlo Italian Opera Co.'g "La Trmvimtm* Victoria Theatre. 9.30 p.m Singapore Rotary Cluh luncheon. Adclphi Hotel. Speaker. Mr. W. Bartley. Thursday. Juiw 2. H. W. 9.37 a.m., 7

ENGLISH COTTON TRADE. [ARTICLE]

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ENGLISH COTTON TRADE. Wide Fluctuations In Raw Prices. (From Our Own Correspondent.) Manchester, May 4. By an overwhelming majority 98^2 per cent, of members voted in favour— the Cotton Spinners' and Manufacturers' Association, representing the weaving employers in the English cotton industry decided yesterday to abrogate the 1919 wages and

FINANCIAL AND COMMERCIAL NEWS.

LANADRON RUBBER ESTATES. [ARTICLE]

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LANADRON RUBBER ESTATES. Healthy Financial Condition. The twenty-fourth ordinary general meeting of the Lanadron Rubber Estates, Ltd., was held in the council room of the Robber Growers' Association, Idol Lane, London, E.C., on Apr. 20, Mr. Eric Macfadyen (chairman) presiding. The chairman said Our estates, we hear from our visiting

SINGAPORE MARKETS. [ARTICLE]

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SINGAPORE MARKETS. Official List erf Approximate Prices. The following are the prices, cent! per catty where not otherwise stated, prevailing at the Singapore markets on May 27, aa furnished by the Food and Market Inspector: Meat.— Beef steak (round) 40 per catty, beef stew or curry 30, pork, lean &2,

NORTH BORNEO. [ARTICLE]

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NORTH BORNEO. Chamber of Commerce Meeting. The monthly committee meeting of the North Borneo Chamber of Commerce was held j.i the offices of Harrisons Crosfield (Borneo), Ltd. -on May 7. Three letters received from the Protector of Labour regarding suojects of discussion at the forthcoming Labour Advisory Board meeting iwere

KUNDANG TIN [ARTICLE]

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KUNDANG TIN The report of the directors of Kundang Tin Dredging Ltd., for the year ended Dec. 31, 1931, states After providing for depreciation of wildings, furniture and sundry items amounting to £1,334 os. lOd. the accounts .'or the year show a loss of £1,131 13s. 7d., .vhich has to

Vessels Arrived. [ARTICLE]

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Vessels Arrived. iLTAS MAftU. Jap., 4,511 tons, from Antwerp 1-6, for Kobe 1-6 p.m. SULAN, Brit., 441 tons, from Penang 1-6, for Pcnansr via ports 5-6. TNOMBO, Dut., 626 tons, from B. Deli 1-6, for B. Deli 8-6. 'ALOPO, Dut., 629 tons, from Singkawang 1-6, for W. Coast Borneo 4-6.

HOME AND AMERICAN STOCKS. [ARTICLE]

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HOME AND AMERICAN STOCKS. Closing Quotations In London. (From Our Own Correspondent.) London, May 81. Closing quotations last night of the principal British and American stocks are given below The ri.«o or fill is in relation to the price of May 25. GOVERNMENT STOCKS. BRITISH. Rlsa or reconversion Loan si

GALLANT RESCUE. [ARTICLE]

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GALLANT RESCUE. SHIPPING NOTES Italian Government's Award To British Seamen. Some fine boat work by British seamei had its sequel in Rome when the Italia! Ministry of Marine announced tho award ing of medals to the captain and mem bers of the crew of the R.M.S.P. linei Arlanza for the

MAILS EXPECTED. [ARTICLE]

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MAILS EXPECTED. From Western Australia, by Minderoo due at SiuKappie tomorrow morning. From China and Japan, by Fushrmi Mam due at Singapore tomorrow. From Ciiina by Tilawa duo at Singapore tomorrow afternoon. From Europe (London mails despatched 1 2th May) by Kajula, due at Penang 6 a.itf. on Friday, the

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BUY ADVERTISED GOODS. Not all the advertising that is offered to the Straits Times is accepted. Every effott is made to safeguard readers' interests and ALL advertisers using thf Straits Times are, to the best of om knowledge THOROUGHLY RELIABLE. YOU CAN ONLY PUNT ONGE USE BEST SELECTED CLONES PRANG

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AUCTION NOTICES. AUCTION SALE of unredeemed pledges of Jewellery of every description. To be held nt Messrs. Cheonp Koon Seng Co.'s saleroom. No. 30, Chulia Street. On Wednesday, Jane 1, 1932 at 10 a.m. On Thursday, June 2, 1932, at 10 ajn. On Saturday. Jn:ie 4, 1932, at 10 a.m.

DOMESTIC OCCURRENCES. DEATH [OBITUARY]

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DOMESTIC OCCURRENCES. DEATH ANGUS.— At Edinburgh on May 11, 1932. Anderina sole surviving child of the late Gilbert Angus.' Merchant. Singapore.

SINGAPORE, WEDNESDAY. JUNE 1, 1932. RUBBER—TWO NEW PLANS. [ARTICLE]

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SINGAPORE, WEDNESDAY. JUNE 1, 1932. RUBBER— TWO NEW PLANS. Elsewhere in this issue appear two letters outlining .schemes which the v;riters consider will relieve the present appalling distress in the rubber industry. Thr first, from Mr. C. A. Hare, of E. A. Barbour. Limited, deals with the subject of quit

SOCIAL & PERSONAL. [ARTICLE]

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SOCIAL PERSONAL. Mr. J. B. Myles, of Paterson, Simons, who has been suffering from influenza, is now well again. Mr. C. A. H. Pemberton, assistant manager of Kuala Selanjsor Estate, Kuala Selangor, will be sailing for London by the Lycaon on June 12. Mr. A. B. Symes has been appointed

GREATEST RACE IN THE WORLD. [ARTICLE]

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GREATEST RACE IN THE WORLD. "Epsom".) (By Romance of the Derby Stakes. Many thousand* will find theh- way to Epsom Downs today in the hope of seeing tome- thing of the classic event of I the racing world the race for I the Derby Stakes. How all these people can

NOTES OF THE DAY. [ARTICLE]

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NOTES OF THE DAY. A HUNDRED TO ONE CHANCE. A resident of Singapore has had the luck to draw a hundred to one chance in the Irish sweep on the Derby, and many people will be inclined to think that he is more to be envied than if he had

AMUSEMENTS [ARTICLE]

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AMUSEMENTS Singapore. AI.HAMBRA. Greta Garbo and Ramon Novarro in MaU Hari. 6.15— 0.18. Phone 6909. CAPITOL.— Kay Francis, Paul Cavanagh and Rlcardo Cortex in Transgression. 6.15—9.15. Phono 5261-2. GREAT WORLD.— Wayangs, Cinema, Donkey Rides, Zoo, Skating ground Commercial Museum and Talkies. MARLBOROUGH.— Greta Garbo and Ramon Novarro in MaU Hari.

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fittte% T ,i 1 1 nmmm im^^F COFFEE IN VACUUM TINS. Lit John vf!m ITS FLAVOUR IMPROVES IN VACUUM. THE COFFEE IS ALWAYS FRESH. IT CANNOT BE ADULTERATED. AND YOU ARE PROTECTED FROM FRAUD. ~~JOHN UTTLE CO.. LTD. Incorporated in England) S!N(; AI'OKR. KIAI.A MMl'l'R. KXAMfI AM) lI'OH. ft Luscious

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i THE STURDY JhILLMAN MINX 110/30 H.P. j THE CAR with j j 'CUSHIONED POWER"| j Family Saloon $1,675. j I I UNIVERSAL CARS LTD. I 45, Orchard Road. HORLICKS POSSESSES VIRTUE.

US. INCOME TAX UP TO WAR LEVEL. [ARTICLE]

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US. INCOME TAX UP TO WAR LEVEL. $285,000,000 Budget Gap To Be Bridged. CENT ON PETROL. 3 Per Cent, on Receipts Of Power Companies. Washington, May 31. Breaking all Presidential precedents Mr. Herbert Hoover today addressed the Senate, after very short notice, to advocate the adoption of the sales tax

COCKTAIL PARTY TRAGEDY. [ARTICLE]

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COCKTAIL PARTY TRAGEDY. Man Found Shot Dead After Quarrel. London, May 31. A tragedy has followed a cocktail party in Knightsbridge, London. The victim is Mr. Michael Scott Stephen, the son of a Kent magistrate 1 who was found shot dead in the flat of Mrs. Elvira Dolores Barney, a

PHILIPPAR FIRE. [ARTICLE]

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PHILIPPAR FIRE. Leads to Questions In House of Commons. Rugby, May 31. The recent disastrous fire on the Georges Philippar has raised fresh questions as to the .use of combustible material in ship construction. The International Convention for Safety of Life at Sea, 1929, provides for the fitting of fire-resisting

DRASTIC PROGRAMME. [ARTICLE]

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DRASTIC PROGRAMME. Socialist Suggestions For French Cabinet. Paris, May 31. In preparation for June I. when M. Herriot is expected to be called upon to fcrm a Cabinet, the Socialist Congress (representing the second' largest party in the Chamber) drafted a minimum programme on which it is prepared to participate

EMPIRE COTTON. [ARTICLE]

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EMPIRE COTTON. Production Falls in All Places Except Uganda. Rugby, May 31. The production of cotton in all Empire fields except Ugandr. fell off considerably in 1931. The British Cotton Growing Association in .ts annual report attributes the decline in some instances to unfavourable climatic conditions and in others to

LIFE OF WARSHIPS. [ARTICLE]

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LIFE OF WARSHIPS. British Proposal Accepted At Geneva. Rupby, May 31. The Naval Commission of the Disarmament Conference today accepted the British proposal to extend the age limit of capital ships in future from 20 to 26 years. The life of aircraft carriers was fixed at 20 years and of

HOPES FOR NEW TIN SCHEME. [ARTICLE]

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HOPES FOR NEW TIN SCHEME. Prosperity in 12 Months. MAY BE ADOPTED FROM JULY 1. (From Our Own Correspondent.) Kuala Lumpur, June L Today the production allowance of Malayan tin miners under the international restriction scheme is reduced from 40 to 33 per cent. This is in accordance with the

THE KING'S BIRTHDAY. [ARTICLE]

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THE KING'S BIRTHDAY. In accordance with custom, there will be no issue of the Straits T.mes on Friday, June 3, the birthday of His Majesty the King. Publication will be resumed on Saturday, June 4. The usual Friday feature "Planting Topics" will be published tomorrow.

SAITO CABINET. [ARTICLE]

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SAITO CABINET. Attempt to Cure Japan Of Political Ills. London, May 28. A leading article in The Times draw.; attention to the important role played by the army in the constitution of the Saito Cabinet in Japan and adds that the growth of a sort of National Socialism in one

von papen to form Cabinet. [ARTICLE]

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von papen to form Cabinet. Zimmerman Echo. NAZIS TO RETAIN A FREE HAND. Berlin, May 31. President Hindenburg has charged Herr von Papen, of the right wing of the Centre Party, to form a concentration cabinet following the resignation of the Bruening Government. Herr von Papen is a former member

THE IRISH SWEEP. [ARTICLE]

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THE IRISH SWEEP. I ondon. May 31. £100 prizes in the Irish Hospital Sweepstake on the Derby have been won by the following Lai Pak Lan c/o M. C. Cheane/ Ipoh. hmjann. Chenderiang, I'erak. H. N. Winter. Rentbia Estate, Malacca. "Edwin," ">3, Heeren Street, Malacca. "Kongsi Lima" c/o J. K.

NEW G.0.C., CHINA. [ARTICLE]

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NEW G.0.C., CHINA. Major General Borrett Appointed. London, May 31. The War Office announces that Major General Oswald Cuthbert Borrett, D. S.O., has been appointed General Officer Commanding British troops in China with effect from Jan. 5, 1933, when Major General James Walter Sandiland's tenure expirer. Reuter. Major General Borrett,

RUBBER AND TIN. [ARTICLE]

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RUBBER AND TIN. Big Loss Turned Into A Small Profit. (From Our Own Correspondent.) London, May 31. The ienewe:l fall in tin prices is ascribed mainly to the liquidation of stocks due to the political situation in Europe. Tanjong Tin Dredging, Ltd., have made a profit of £7,063 for 1931,

TROOPS RETURNING TO SHANGHAI. [ARTICLE]

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TROOPS RETURNING TO SHANGHAI. China Denies Violating The Truce. Shanghai, May 31. Following; a request from the Japanese the joint committee met yesterday to discuss the Chinese gendarmerie in Lungwah. The Japanese delegate stated that the entry of 1,000 gendarmerie into Western Shanghai would be a violation of the second

HELPING LOCAL PLANTERS. IMPORT DUTY ON COFFEE IMPOSED IN F. M. S. [ARTICLE]

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HELPING LOCAL PLANTERS. IMPORT DUTY ON COFFEE IMPOSED IN F. M. S. Formerly the Principal Industry. OTHER CHANGES. Preference for British Products. A duty of three cents per pound on raw coffee and eight rents a pound on the prepared product imported intn the F.M.S. is in force from today,

MR. LANG'S APPEAL. [ARTICLE]

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MR. LANG'S APPEAL. Bill to Abolish N.S.W. Legislative Council. Rugby, May 31. The Judicial Committee ot" the Privy Council today diseusred the appeal by Mr. John Thomas Lang 1 as Premier, and members of the New South Wales Parliament, •gainst a decision of the High Court of Australia. That Court,

NEW SILVER COIN. [ARTICLE]

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NEW SILVER COIN. To be Put in Circulation In Turkey Shortly. Constantinople, May 31. A new silver coin, of the value of thr Turkish lira, and smaller denominations will shortly be introduced into Turkey. The State Bank has been authorised to purchase the necessary silver for minting the new coins

CIVIL AVIATION. [ARTICLE]

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CIVIL AVIATION. Not on Agenda For Ottawa. Rugby, May 31. Answering questions in the House of Commons icgarding the Ottaw* Conference, the Dominions Secretary, Mr. J. H. Tliomas, said the agenda was now under discussion between the Governments concerned. He did not propose including civil aviation in the agenda as

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On Other Pages. Cinema Page 6 Around the Markets By the Financial Correspondent English Cotton Trade 9 Romance of the Derby Stakes By "Epsom" 10 Ship's Officer Attacked 12 Probables for the Derby 13 Last Night's Boxing 13 k Local Cricket Reviewed 13 Wireless Pane 14 Letters to the Editor

ALLEGED THREAT OF BLACKMAIL. [ARTICLE]

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ALLEGED THREAT OF BLACKMAIL. European on Charge Of Attempted Cheating. INSOLENCE." STARTLING REVELATIONS IN COAL ORDER CASE. Startling revelations of incidents in the business anJ social affairs of Sir John Jackson (Singapore) Ltd., contractors to H. M. Naval Base at Seletar, including the alleged threat by a disgruntled Kuropean employe*

COOLIES WITHOUT FOOD. [ARTICLE]

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COOLIES WITHOUT FOOD. Chinese Chamber's on Free Meal a Day. (From Our Own Correspondent.) Ipoh, May 31. Recently large numbers of Chinese, mostly mining coolies, have been repatriated to China. Repatriation was suspended a few days ago leaving a large crowd of coolies behind desiring repatriation. These coolies surround the

MADAME BUTTERFLY. [ARTICLE]

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MADAME BUTTERFLY. Last Night's Performance At The Theatre. After the magnificence of Aida the previous evening a quieter note was struck last night by the San Carlo Grand Opera Company when they 1 resented Madame Butterfly for the second time in the Victoria Theatre. On the first occasion they cave

THE CAPITOL. [ARTICLE]

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THE CAPITOL. Kay Francis Starred In Transgression." Kay Francis, who during the week-end made Girls About Town an attractive picture, is again at the Capitol, starred in Transgression." the story of a woman who only just avoids believing the conventional lies of a practised Paris philanderer while her husband is

BOMB EXPLOSION IN SINGAPORE. [ARTICLE]

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BOMB EXPLOSION IN SINGAPORE. Goes Off In Hand Of Alleged "Red." The occupants and customers of a coffee shop. in Syed Alwi Road, off Serangocn Road, were startled yesterday morning by a loud explosion followed Dy groans in the room abcve the shop. The people rushed out to see smoke

TRADE MARK ACTION. [ARTICLE]

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TRADE MARK ACTION. B.A.T. and Sale in Siam Of Cigarettes. An action has been brought by the British American Tobacco Co., Ltd., against the Yihaw Eah Sae. who manufacture ciga) cttes in the Surawongse Road, not far from the British Club premises, asking the International Court to grant an injunction

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The Rev. J. F. Peat v.'ill speak at the Evangelistic Prayer Service at the Methodist Mission Chapel, Paya Lebar, tomorrow at 6 p.m.

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MiM Ruth Jane Williams has joined the staff of E. M. Clover and Co., advertising consultants, of 9, The Arcade, Singapore, as production manager.

LADY CLEMENTI. [ARTICLE]

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LADY CLEMENTI. Sailing for Home From Pen an g on June 11. Lady Clementi will sail for home on the P. and O. Ranchi from Ponang on Saturday, June ll. H. E. the Governor, Sir Cecil Clementi, accompanied by Lady Clementi, Mr. R. J. Curtis, A.D.C., and Mr. W. C.

THE ALHAMBRA. [ARTICLE]

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THE ALHAMBRA. Greta Garbo as a Notorious Spy. It would be difficult to imagine a film star more capable of interpreting the role of the popular conception of Mata Hari, the notorious spy in the employ of the German Government who was shot durintr tho War, than Greta C&rbo, the

MONOPOLY WANTED. [ARTICLE]

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MONOPOLY WANTED. Chile and Petrol and Oil Industry. Valparaiso, Chile, May 26. Following; up their campaigning to declare a State monopoly of the petrol industry, tho Chilian Government has brougrht forward a scheme for the expropriation of the crude oil industry, which is actually in the hands of an English

THE MORNING NEWS. [ARTICLE]

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THE MORNING NEWS. Court Claim for $500 Not Disputed. (From Our Own Correpondent.) Ipoh, May 31. The Morning News, which be^an publication on May 16 and abruptly suspended publication in the following week, was sued today for the recovery of $500 due on services rendered by Metcalfe's Motors, Ltd. The

ALLEGED ATTACK ON EUROPEAN. [ARTICLE]

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ALLEGED ATTACK ON EUROPEAN. Men in Irons. INDIANS COMPLAIN OF TREATMENT. Trouble on the high seas on board the S.S. City of Hedford between MM members of the Indian engine room crew and the European fourth eiminecr. in which he was alleged to have been attacked by two of the

MR. H. G. WILKINS. [ARTICLE]

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MR. H. G. WILKINS. British Legion Members As Pallbearers. (From Our Own (\;i respondent.) Bangkok, May 31. There was a large and representative Fathering ui ihc funeral yMterdur evening of Mr. H. G. Wilkins, a iminiiginK director of Messrs. Barrow, Brown and Co.. who died following an illnc-s of Mvaml

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Derby Today—Probables And Jockeys.—Indians Do Well Against Essex.

PROBABLES FOR THE DERBY. [ARTICLE]

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PROBABLES FOR THE DERBY. Complete List. SUNNYBOROUGH NOT TO RUN. London, May 31. Herbert will ride Peter Planet in the Dcili tomorrow and Kred Rickaby will ride Suinim i- Planet. Mr. J. Dewar's Sunn; boi cuijrh will not run. Reuter. The full list "f probable starters and joikej s s

KNOCK-OUT WIN FOR GUNBOAT JACK. [ARTICLE]

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KNOCK-OUT WIN FOR GUNBOAT JACK. Nelson's Pluck. END COMES IN TWELFTH ROUND. (By "Referee.") One of the gamcst losers ever seen in a Singapore ring was loudly applauded by the crowd in the New World arena last night. Fighting Nelson, of Manila, was well and truly beaten by Gunboat Jack,

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Post entries for the Clerical Union Billiards tournament will be accepted up to June 4 and they must accompany entrance fees addressed to Mr. J. P. Tham, tne hon. sports sw., Room No. 7, Ocean Building.

INDIANS DRAW AGAIN. [ARTICLE]

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INDIANS DRAW AGAIN. Nazir Ali's Century. RAIN INTERFERES WITH COUNTY CRICKET. London, May 31. The match between the Indian tourists and Essex at Leyton was drawn. The county had first use of the wicket and they compiled 169. Amar Singh took five| wickets for 49. In reply the Indians knocked

SPORTING FIXTURES. [ARTICLE]

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SPORTING FIXTURES. Wednesday. June I. Football: S.A.F.A. Div. 1: Malays vs. Pulau Brani, Anson Rri. Stadium. Annual Sporta of Victoria Bridge School. Thursday, Jane 2. Football: Volunteers vs. Regular Garrison, Anson Kd. Stadium. Friday, June 3. Cricket: Europeans vs. Rest. Clarke Cup, Padang; Johore C.C. vs. S.C.R.C, Johore Mum. I

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[The co-operation of club McraUrUs it requested in keeping this di»rr of sporting eventi accurate and up to data.l

LOCAL CRICKET. [ARTICLE]

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LOCAL CRICKET. L. Alvis Misses A Century By Three Runs. L. Alvis and G. Thomas with 97 and an unfinished 55 respectively were mainly responsible for a good win by Ravilal's XI over the Singapore Khalsa Association by 156 runs. The Khalsa Association, who played with nine men, totalled 83,

MALAYAN CRICKET NOTES. [ARTICLE]

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MALAYAN CRICKET NOTES. Clarke Cup Trial. BRYAN AND HOPKINS BAT WELL. (By Our Cricket Correspondent.) As a result of the trial match on the S.R.C. padang on Saturday P. D 1 Almeida (S.R.C.), P. Cooke (Nondescripts) and M. A. K. Hamid (C.S.C.) take the places of Ess, Retnam and Mosbergen

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Malaya's Wireless World. [ARTICLE]

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Malaya's Wireless World. A MEETING of the committee of the Amateur Wireless Society of Malaya (Singapore) will be held tomorrow night at the Club House at €.15 p.m. New Station Opens Tonight On 31 Metres— The Bandoeng Radio Society's Additional Transmitter Music From 7 To 10.30 p.m. Each Night— A

MALAYAN WIRELESS PROGRAMMES. [ARTICLE]

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MALAYAN WIRELESS PROGRAMMES. TEST TONIGHTS NEW STATION. (By Our Wireless Correspondent.) Singapore, Wednesday. AS will be seen from #»iy notes in 4he adjoining column a new station, has conic to life which is likely to take the place of the late lamented RadioBBIKon. This is the Bandoeng Radio Society, ■which

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An amusing scene from "Flying Hlßh." th* M.-G.-M. i.i.tur. which will follow "Muta Hari" at the Athambrs,

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FINE ARTS. [ARTICLE]

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FINE ARTS. Gold Medal Awarded To German Film. London, May 27. The void medal of the Society of Fim Arts has been awarded to the German film Comrades" as being the most remarkable production of 1931.— lAneta Trans-Ocean.

Correspondence.

QUIT RENT. [LETTER]

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QUIT RENT. Cease Tapping in Return For Remission." To the Editor of the StraiU Times. Sir, Is the country heading for bankruptcy 1 The immediate prospect* fn both tin and rubber a:e distinctly gloomy aril as the prosperity of Malaya ult'.rately dependent on these two com moditiex, it would a;

A £20,000,000 BONFIRE. [LETTER]

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A £20,000,000 BONFIRE. To the Editor of the Straits Times. Sir. Our greatest as3et is down and very neaily out." And we stand by and do nothing New uses won't save us. Besides there isn't sufficient loose capital to finance new uses. The idea of the survival of t^e fittest,"

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[The Straits Times Is not responsible foi *ie opinions of its correspondents. CornDondents should bear in mind that letters <!»t be short and to the point. Long -pistle.i are liable to be rejected or cut own. Correspondents must enclase their nr) «ddres«es, not necessarily for •üblication but as guarantee of

STORMS IN POLAND. [ARTICLE]

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STORMS IN POLAND. Much Loss of Human Life Caused. Warsaw, May 26. Terrific storms which swept large partf >f Poland during the last few days have auseil much loss of human life. In a Warsaw suburb six people, of whom four were young children, were ■teverely burned when lightning struck

MADAM KWOK KIM NEO. [ARTICLE]

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MADAM KWOK KIM NEO. Funeral at Bukit Brown Cemetery. The funeral of Madam Kwok Kim Neo, the wife of Mr. Tan Boo Ukt (Phra Anukul Syamkitch), took p'ice at Bukit Brown Cemetery, and was attended by a large number of relatives and friends. Among those present were Messrs. Ang Eng

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Central Engine Works In Serious Position. [ARTICLE]

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Central Engine Works In Serious Position. ON LIQUIDATION TO BE TAKEN. The annual general meeting of the Central Engine Works, Ltd., held yesterday, disclosed a serious state of affairs. The company has suffered heavy losses and there was a body of opinion in favour of going into liquidation at the

GOVERNMENT HOUSE. [ARTICLE]

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GOVERNMENT HOUSE. Monday, May 23. H. H. the Sultan of Trenggann, Tungku Ar.ipuan and Dato Andika arrived this morning to stay at Government House. H. H. the Sultan of L'.engganu, the Hon. Mr. Mohamed Eunos bin Abdullah, Mr. and Mrs. W. M. M .lington and Dato Andika dined at Government

SIONG BOO SOCIETY. [ARTICLE]

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SIONG BOO SOCIETY. At the annual general meeting of the Siong 800 Athletic Society the following were elected office-bearers: President, Mr. Chionh Chye Tin vice-president, Mr. Tiam Seng Hin; hon. secretary, Mr. Choo Kwai Low hon. asrt. secretary, Mr. Koh Swee Teck hen. treasurer, Mr. Chuu Boon Lay hon. asst.

S.V.C. ORDERS. [ARTICLE]

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S.V.C. ORDERS. Singapore June 1. Orders by Licut.-Col. M. J. T. Reilly, M.C., commanding S.S.V.F. H.E. The Governor has been pleased to grant a commission as Second-Lieuten-ant in the S.S.V.F. to Mr. David Nelson with effect from May 11. Lieut. T. C. Martine has been granted leave until May 25,

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HONOLULU ECHO. [ARTICLE]

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HONOLULU ECHO. Lieut. Massie Restored To State Citizenship. Frankfort, Kentucky, June 1. The Governor of Kentucky has restored to Liiut. Massie, who was involved in the Honolulu case, full rijrhts of State citizenship which he automatically lost by his conviction in Honolulu. Lieut. Massie's Federal riphts are not restored by

ST. ANDREW'S HOSPITAL. [ARTICLE]

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ST. ANDREW'S HOSPITAL. Next Week's Efforts on Behalf Of Funds. It has not been found possible to repent the ball in aid of St. Andrew's Hospital at Raffles Hotel on Saturday, June 11. A Cinderella dance will be held, and one or two "old time" numbers will be included. A

U.S. BASEBALL. [ARTICLE]

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U.S. BASEBALL. Results of Yesterday's Games. Xiw York, May 31. Today's baseball results were National League. Boston 7 New York 2 Knothe hit a home run. Pittsburgh 4 Cincinnati 1 Chicago St. Louis 1 American League. Philadelphia -1 Washington 5 Twi-lve innings. Manush, Reynolds and f'ronin hit home runs. Cleveland

LOCAL GOLF. [ARTICLE]

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LOCAL GOLF. Mixed Foursomes at Garrison G.C. The following were the best returns in the mixed foursomes competition at the Garrison Golf Club Mrs. Holmes-Smith and Mr. F. T. K. Hobbes, 43— ti'i— 36 Vs. Mrs. Breakey and Flight-Lieut. G. G. C. PiROtt, 43— 6tt— 3G%. Mrs. Bowrey and Mr.

porting News.

LOCAL FOOTBALL. [ARTICLE]

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LOCAL FOOTBALL. Second Division Matches Postponed. The following second division league mtaches have been indefinitely postponed S.C.C. II vs. Gloucesters II afranged for S.C.C. padang today. Police vs. Naval Base arranged for Jalan Besar Stadium on June 4. Drawn Match. In a third division match on the Y.M.C.A. Kround yesterday,

YACHTING. [ARTICLE]

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YACHTING. Combined Race for Batavia Cup. The Royal Singapore Yacht Club announces On Sunday A and B classes will sail the first of a series of three combined races for the Batavia Visitors' Challenge Cup. All start at 10.10 a.m. Course will be posted as usual. The A clans yachts

FRANK SHIELDS. [ARTICLE]

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FRANK SHIELDS. American Davis Cup Player To Go to Wimbledon. London, May 25. It is officially announced that Frank Shields, the American Davis Cup flnnlist at WimblHon last year, has entered for the Wimbledon Championship.

TAIPING RACES. [ARTICLE]

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TAIPING RACES. Handicaps for Friday's Amateur Events. The first day's handicaps in the Taiping Turf Club June amateur meeting on Friday are as follows Iskandar Polo Club Pony Rare (about 2 furlongs) Catch Weights Gipsy Girl, Poppy, Sea Trout, Purser, Nasib, Simple Simon, Jadi. Ponies 2 Div. 3 (about 5

MRS. MOODY LOSES. [ARTICLE]

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MRS. MOODY LOSES. Perry Miss Nuthall Win French Tennis Title. Auteuil, May 31. In the mixed doubles final of the French tennis championships. Perry and Miss Betty Nuthall beat Sidney Wood and Mrs. Moody (Helen Wills), 6—4. :6-2. I In the third round of the men's singles, Lacoste beat Sidney

IPOH TENNIS. [ARTICLE]

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IPOH TENNIS. Kampar Club Beaten In Sultan's Cup Match. (Prom Our Own Correspondent.) Ipoh, May tt. In the intcr-club competition for the I Sultan's (up, the Ipoh Club defeated the IKotnpar Club. Results C. J. Bede Cox and Walker (Ipoh) beat Sullivan and Debbit 12-10, 6—3 F. IRalty and E.

WOODCOTE STAKES. [ARTICLE]

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WOODCOTE STAKES. Lord Woolavington's Success With Montrose. London, May 31. The Woodcote Stakes (»> fur.) was run at Epsom today and resulted as follows Lord Woolavinjrton's Montrose 1 Mr.' B. Jarvis's Thaniar 2 Mr. A. de Rothschild's Outrider :t Eleven ran. Won by half a length three lengths between .second

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In the recent Golf (English Close.) Open Championship at Sandwich and the British Amateur Championship Open MR. W. H. ELKINS Last year's Golf Champion of Malaya played throughout with SPALDINGS GOLF BALLS SPALDINGS CLUBS SPALDING GOLF LEADERS Play cushion-neck steel-shafted Irons and Woods. THEY'LL GIVE YOU A NEW THRILL! THE

OUR LONDON LETTER. [ARTICLE]

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OUR LONDON LETTER. P.ANDO. APPEAL FOR PATRIOTIC PASSENGERS. Positively Last Appearance Of Mrs. Meyrick. (Fran Our Own Correspondent.) Straits Tim:.s Office, Kleet Street, May 16. If one were not ?ur:- that today is Whit Monday and Batik Holiday, only a single. gkukM out iif the window would be neceshary to

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BUILDING OF NEW CUNARDER. [ARTICLE]

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BUILDING OF NEW CUNARDER. Government Urged To Advance Loan. In a letter to The Times. Sir George B. Hunter, X.8.X., I). Si-., director and former chairman of Keaara. Swan. Hflßter and Wigham Richardson, Ltd., urges tho Government t" advance a loan to th Cunard Company at a low rate of

A STIFF JOB. [ARTICLE]

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A STIFF JOB. Attempt to Reach I.usitania Through (iiant Tube. "If the weather is favourable we shall make an attempt to reach the wreck of the Lusitania thi> summer.'" said Captain Hilton Kailey. discussing his plan- to salve some of the i-ontelits of the sunken liner after his arrival at

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Keen Competition At St. Andrew's School Sports. TWENTY-FIRST ANNUAL SPORTS:— Very keen competition was witnessed on the occasion of the 21st annual athletic sports of St. Andrew's School, Singapore, held on Monday. The photo on the left shows the finish of the 75 yards (class III) race, the winner of

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TENNIS STAR MARRIES.— Miss Phyllis Mudford, the British Wightman Cup team player and Mr. Maurice Richard King, whose wedding took place at St. Mark's Church, Reigate, Surrey, in April. The former Miss Mudford, is the holder, with Mrs. Shepherd Barron, of the women's doubles championship at Wimbledon. (Planet News.)

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END OF A 167 YEAR-OLD FIRM.— The firm of Geor.ee Withers and Sons of Leicester Square, London. u-°L have been famoUB 8 makers of violins and other musical instruments for 167 years, has closed. Mr. r> ithers says that "tinned music" is responsible for the decision to cloae down. The

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WINNER OF LONDON TO BRIGHTON STOCK EXCHANGE WALK.— L. J. Hollyer, won the London to Brighton Stock Exchange Walk, a distance of 50 miles. His time for the walk was 8 hr. 50 mm. (Planet News.)

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