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The Straits Times, 14 January 1937

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The Straits Times riWTABLIBBED NXARLT A CCNTUKT.I THE LARGEST AND MOST INFLUENTIAL NEWSPAPER IN MALAYA. 24 PAGES. SINGAPORE, THURSDAY, JANUARY 14, 1937. PRICE 10 CENTS. The Straits Times 24 PAGES SINGAPORE, THURSDAY, JANUARY 14, 1»87. PRICE 10 CENT

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t i N r«»->«rr iao. CCCM. ST. CPHONt 64T1). 19 3 6 OPEL CARS It costs less to own a ■■mfH^^^^Mß^HgMf^H GENERAL W General Electric (of U.S.A.) Sealed- in-Stw»l "^^^^^^(k I! Now g.ve. double the cold and u«e« •»«•> cunr«it t>«n «T«r fifllHl U I Hcsearch keeps Generml Electric (of

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u .**uiv DELICIOUS TEA AND COFFEE tVcßee... w FIMIII GROUND PER Ib. TIN $0.40 M^WSMLY RO*? l i\ coffee. ROASTED GROUND AND tfvUlb.^H BLENDED OUR PRE PER 2 lb TIN $1 x p*Bl^^ MISES DAILY ENSURING 1^ 1>< GAPdre o KUALA LliMPj^j perfect freshness. with or without chicory I IZPlß*"

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DOMESTIC OCCURRENCES

DEATH [OBITUARY]

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DEATH DE MEESTER—On Jan. 3. at Wassenaar. Holland Karel W. de Meester. late Manager of the Netherlands Steamship Company. Singapore.

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ANDERSON—BELL.—The engagement is announced of Stewart Alexander son of the late Mr. J. A. Anderson and Mrs. Anderson of Edinburgh to Irene Stuart rf.»gK»»> of Mr. and Mrs. G. T. Bell of Singapore Cheshire. SITUATIONS VACANT EXPERIENCED PBESSMAN FOR MEIHLE MACHINES. State experience and salary to "Meihle,' c/o Straits Ttar.es.

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SITUATIONS WANTED EUBOPEAN lady (British), desires secretarial post. Hignl) educated. Shoithand, Typewriting. Languages. Box 60S, S Times EUROPEAN, age 94, energetic adaptable, seeks employment of say description Available at short notice. Pint-class references. 604. Straits Times. WANTED WANTED. 2 jecond hand Generators of 260 K.W. each A.C. 3 Motors of

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HOU6ES. FLATS TO LET Fully furnished European Bungalow Pasir Panjang. Phone 4400. TO LET compound house. l«-2 Prinsep Street. Apply 33, North Bridge Road. SEA PAVILION OB SEASIDE BXOW (Turn. or Unf urn.) Just Opp: Ota Milestone Bast Coast Rd. Enquire within only between 0 4c 7 p.m. M, GOODMAN

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AUCTION NOTICES AUCTION SALE Without Reserve Manufacturers stock of Indian sad Continental carpets, miscellaneous, fancy Roods. Bronze Electric flgurea. solid tea* household furniture etc,, etc. To be held at No. 101. Victoria Str.et on Saaarsay. Janaasr *M By order of Messrs. Frankel Brothers. CHEONG KOON SENG II CO., LTD., Auctioneers.

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BUSINESS CARDS £r& MASSAGE HALL MANICURE AND MASSAGE Mrs. HARU and Miss HANA 60. WATERLOO STREET. Telephone 7467. DISEASES AND PESTS OF THE KCBBER TREE. By Arnold Sharpies, A.R.C St.. D.I.C. This book is divided into three parts, headed: General Remarks on Plant Diseases. Structure, Reproduction and Physiology of Fungi:

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SUBSCRIPTION RATES Singapore Within Outside Without Malava Malaya Postage Monthly 3.00 S 4.00 S 2.S0 Quarterly 8.M S12.»0 S 7.54 Half yearly S17.M $*4 to M5.W T* irlv $.14 00 $48 00 $30.tM Note. OutsvUtion rhrques should lnclode (h. usual bank discount. ADVERTISEMENT RATES The charges and instructions for CLASSIFIED

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4 KM 5 90.00 Above 6 insertions at $I.M per inch, per Insertion There are 10 lines to one inch. An extra charge of 25 cents is made for a Bos number. Contract 'atss may be had en apsSeatioß U the General Managir. Cecil Street, Skngas«re, the Kuala Luimpar O.'ar.

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P. 0. BRITISH INDIA AND APCAR LINES. (Incorporated in England) MAIL PASBENGER AND CARGO SERVICES fc» °w r A ce h nt hl| OUTMVAKD FROM LONDON FOR CHINA AND JAPAN j TonnMe B i^r i 1*37 1 r-ORFU 15.000 Jan 15 BHUTAN 6.100 Jan. 17 t B "V TAN 6

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SHIPPING ANNOUNCEMENTS. (NIPPON YUSEN KAISHA) GENERAL PASSENGER AGENTS FOR CUNARD WHITE STAR LTD. TO EUROPE VIA SUEZ. Regular fortnightly sailings. London via Penan*. Colombo, Aden, Suez, Port Said, Naples, MarseiHtt and Gibraltar. SS HAKOZAKI MARU Jan. 21. MS. TERUKUNI MARU Feb. 3. SS HAKUSAN MARU Feb. 18. SS. HARUNA MARU

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PASSENGER AND FREIGHT SERVICK. SPECIAL CORONATION SAILING to MARSEILLES or LONOON AND BACK at li SINGLE FARE by the new and modern M/S "ERRIA" 14,700 Tons Displacement from SINGAPORE 30 3 37 due MARSEILLES due LONDON 1/5/3? M/S "ALSIA" or M/S BORMGIA" 12.500 Tons Displacement from SOUTHAMPTON 15/6 5/7/31 from

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B. I. S. N. CO., LTD. (Incorporated In England) APCAR LINE. FOR BONG KONG. SHANGHAI. MOJI. KOBE AND OSAKA. s.s. SHIRALA MM 14 Jtm. 3 p.m. ExceUent modern accommodation for first and second class passengers. Special holiday return tickets interchangeable with P O. S N. CO.. Issued at cheap rates

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THE r.ME FUNNEL LINE 'Orran The Hua Khiow Steamship Co. <\9St) ltd. Steam Ship Co Ltd. and China Mutual The Cunard White Star Ltd. Steam Navigation Co., Ltd.) The Sarawak Steamship Co. '.id. The Straits Steamship Co. Ltd. The Australian Oriental Line Ltd. The China N-iWgatlor Co. L'd. Thr Irrawadd.v

SHIPPING & MAILS.

MALAYAN METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE. [ARTICLE]

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MALAYAN METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE. Daily Weather Report. Stations Yesterday Last night max. rain- bright mln temp, tall s'shine temp Ins. hrs. *F West Coast. Alor Star W Ml 8.3 66 Bayan Lepas (Penang) 90 Nil 7.5 71 Sitiawan 85 Nil 0.9 80 Bukit Jeram 87 Nil 4.5 70 Malacca 85 Nil

CLEARANCES [ARTICLE]

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CLEARANCES Jan. 12: Lalandia (Dan.); Hakonesan M«ru Italy Mara (Japan); Redang <Siam); Aramls (Fch); Soerabaya. Generaal MichieU, Tobelo. Oen. Verspjrck «Dut.); Silver OuU, Chye Hin Tay Yit. Mur.caster Castle, Raub, Giang Seng, Elisabeth Moller (Brit.). Jan. 13: Benvorlich, LlpU, Meran, MMlacca, Tandjong Balel, Tandjong Plnanc Rum, Rasa, Olenaffarlc, Koolinda, Sllvtrbeeeh

JOHAN DE WITT. [ARTICLE]

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JOHAN DE WITT. Johan de Witt will berth alongside i the Singapore Harbour Board Wharves I at 7 a.m. tomorrow and sail for i Europe at 10 a.m. i

SINGAPORE MAILS CLOSE. [ARTICLE]

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SINGAPORE MAILS CLOSE. i Burma (Karafola) S p m (By Train) 7 p.m 1 East and North India (Karagola) 3 p.m (By Train) 1 pm South India (Rajula) ..3 p.ai. (By Train) 7 pjn Bengkalls, F. de Kock. Padang, Pakan Baroe. Siak St S. Pandjang (Tlnombo) 4 p.m. Palembang (Van

AIR MAILS. [ARTICLE]

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AIR MAILS. INWARD. Imperial: From £«rope: Arrives tonight. K.L.M.: Fr*«i Euro**: Arrives tonight. Qantas: From Australia: Due Saturday afternoon. Dutch: From Netherlands Indies: Arrives Saturday afternoon. OUTWARD. Dateh: To Java and Southern Sumatra: Mails close 7 p.m. today. Qantas: To AwtraUa: Mails close 7 p.m. today. K.L.M.: To Europe: Mails

MAILS EXPECTED. [ARTICLE]

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MAILS EXPECTED. Mails from Europe etc. (London) expected today, Jan. 14, by air (Imperial) will be delivered to boxholders at 6 p.m. General delivery of letters tomorrow, Jan. 15, at 8.45 a.m. Malls from Europe (Amsterdam) expected today, Jan. 14. by air (Netherlands) will be delivered to boxholders at 7.30

PASSENGERS. [ARTICLE]

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PASSENGERS. The following were passengers ln the Aramis which sailed on Tuesday for Par Eastern ports: Mr. E. Pascalis, Mr. GauUer. Mr. and Mrs. Langlois, Mr. W. H. Plttman, Mr. Ha Tee Sian, Mr. Kong Son Fong Dr. and Mrs. H. Crane, Mr. J. Ferguson, Mr. T. Kaneda, Mr. P.

PURCHASE OF DUTCH MOTORSHIP [ARTICLE]

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PURCHASE OF DUTCH MOTORSHIP Acquired By Coa#t Line* For Early Delivery Requiring early delivery of a small motorship, Coast Lines Ltd. have purchased a vessel of 650 tons now under construction ln Holland. The ship will be delivered early next month, and is intended far one of the company's regular

Seamen Justified in Defying Captain's Order. [ARTICLE]

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Seamen Justified in Defying Captain 's Order. Malta. Eight deck hands, including the boatswain, of the British steamer Thurston, who were charged with disobeying the orders of Captain Benjamin Allen, the master, to proceed to Cartagena, were acquitted at Malta, the magistrate finding that they were justified ln their refusal.

NEW YEAR OPTIMISM IN CANADA. [ARTICLE]

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NEW YEAR OPTIMISM IN CANADA. Better Times Expected. Canada has begun the new year in a mood of satisfaction with her record of progress towards recovery during 1936, and of general confidence that 1837 will se* even better times. Optimists find abundant statistical material, such as the record mining production,

CAP VARELLA. [ARTICLE]

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CAP VARELLA. The Cap Varella is due here on Friday morning from Colombo, and will call at noon for Saigon. Tourane ami Haiphong.

REDUCED PASSPORT [ARTICLE]

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REDUCED PASSPORT VISA FEES Agreement On Principle Passport visa fees arranged between Britain and the United States are to be reduced from £2 to 8s, except in the case of immigrants into the United States. The change will come into force on Apr. 1 next. This decision Is announced by

IDLE TONNAGE LOWEST FOR SEVEN YEARS [ARTICLE]

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IDLE TONNAGE LOWEST FOR SEVEN YEARS Position On The Tyne At the monthly meeting of the Tyne Improvement Commissioners last month it was reported that the coal and coke shipments from the Tyne for the 11 months ended November 30 were 12,155.732 ton*, as compared w:th 12.235,648 tons ln the

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BOUSTEAD CO., LTD. (Incorporated ts PM 3) LLOYOS AGENTS sBOOKBfe 4OCMTS F.M.& RLf 8 AND SIAM STATES BAILWATS. TBLEPRONB: FralgtM MM Passagf sui J^tiwjny empress Fortnightly sailings to Victoria ""^^"JLTX and Vancouver Direct or Tia Honolulu shlp's-side rail oonifc«7 nections at Vancouver. <A- This time go via Canada book V

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tMGxftßlS^Eß^^^^-^^lEI ELLERMAN BUCKNALL STEAMSHIP CO., LTD. CBMia*an(M to fcmni). TtLKSMAN* LINE. FOB a/tVU. LONIKM* ROTTCKDAM HAMBCRO. m Paris Md 3m O—mL Takiac mt«« for Mulml UHh Tta ClllM»« DM Safls CTT7 OC SALISBURY J*n X Pab 3 CITY OF KIMBERLEY Feb. IB Mar. 2 CITY OP BIRMINGHAM Mar. 29 Apr.

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ISTHMIAN STEAMSHIP COMPANY. (incorporated in DBA) BOSTON NEW VOKK m BAIT-MOH* VIA CAPF OF GOOI> HOPE Due Salli STEEL TRAVELER Jan. 22 Jan 27 STEEL MAOTNER Fob '3 F"b 28 STEEL NAVIGATOR Mar 82 Mar 38 KLAVENESS LINE (Incorporatev. in Norway). LOB ANGELES. 8 KRANCISrO ••ORTLANO 9 Umited out excellent

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THE SINGAPORE HARBOUR BOARD. Thursday, January 14. Ships ilwpUi the Wharves or expected t» antre Entrance Godown GaU East Wharf Rajula 22 1 Main Wharf Rajputana 18 3 Tablnta 11 3 Glengarry 9 3 Empire Dock Thames Mam 30 3 Sllveryew 32 3 Ipota 34 3 Karagola 48 4 Shirala

MALACCA L.T.A.'S PROGRESS. [ARTICLE]

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MALACCA L.T.A.'S PROGRESS. Report On Activities Last Year. (From Our Own Correspondent) Malacca Jan. 9. The annual general meeting of the [alacca Lawn Tennis Association was ield at the premises of the Club (town remises) yesterday. The election of »fflce- bearers resulted as follows: President, the Hon. Mr. O. R.

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TemUr tribesmen riving an exhibition of their dancing at tUffles Museum, where records of their lan* uage are being made. Straits Times Photograph.

SELECTED TEAMS. [ARTICLE]

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SELECTED TEAMS. Hockey. SRC. against Police on the padang tomorrow: Dr. L. 8. da Sllva, T. B. Smith, A. O. Armstrong, J. Ritchie, L. 8. Reuteas. J. 8. de Soiua, M. W. Armstrong, O. Westerhout. A. O. Valberg. J. O. Reutens, R. M. Armstrong. S.C.R.C. against Y.M.C.A. on Chine* ground;

HINDUS CELEBRATE "THAI PONGAL." End Of Harvest Year Ceremonies. [ARTICLE]

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HINDUS CELEBRATE "THAI PONGAL." End Of Harvest Year Ceremonies. The "Thai Pcngal" restival. which Is being celebrated in Singapore today, marks the close of harvest year and is regarded by Hindus as an important day of thanks offering to the Sun. The festival falls on the first day of the

Trotsky Now In Mexico. [ARTICLE]

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Trotsky Now In Mexico. Mexico. Jan. 12. M. Trotsky, who arrived here on Jan. and will be allowed to lire in Mexico provided he refrains from communist activity.— R?utcr Wireless.

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A NEW AND GREATER flQ^fl^fl ifei^feflS SCREEN TRIUMPH FOR ■^^^T \tltS] THE GLORIOUS STAR WH "J§\ OF "ONE NIGHT I a^B Kj OF LOVE" SBHHMHHKhE&B 'Grace MOORE' in a dramatic musical romance 'ON WINGS of SONG' A Colombia Picture with LEO CARRILLO, MICHAEL BARTLETT Week-end Matinees— 2.M pjn. Saturday— ROSE

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THt THUi TONIC POOD Obtalna W. of Chwfctl and Storm I 1 GENTS WBAR:— Shirt*. Ties, Socks ft Stockings, H»ts, Handkerchiefs, Sport Shirts etc OIAM SINGH «c CO., No. 4 BatUry Road. Look to the Future INSURE WITH THE PRUDENTIAL ii it I MARLBOROUGH 15 Tonlfht »U HARISCHANDRA A Thrilling

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THE NEW WORLD CABARET TEA MICE [Mmmhu Free] IiVRSMY. SATIIMY u4 SOMAY. AFTER DINNER DANCES lAdmiwion 50 Cts.] EVERY NIGHT FROM 9 P.M. TO MIDNIGHT. GASH CLEARANCE SALE OF NEW REFRIGERATORS (Mefcl 1936) (A. C. CwrMt) 5 Machines of VA Cubic ft. Capacity $210 Net 2 4 $230 4 n

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WHAT IS ON TODAY. T*HE Straits Times is publishing this daily feature to give reader? a comprehensive summary of entertainments, meetings, sports events, social functions and other outstand ing happenings. Organisers of meetings etc. are nvited to submit diary dates. HOTELS. RAFFLES HOTEL: Cocktail dance, e.30 8.30 p.m. Informal dinner

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GLOBE THEATRE: Captain Blood. 7.15, 9.30. RITZ, GETLANG: SUent Valley. And, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, 7.45— 11 p.m. GARR1CK THEATRE. GETLANG: The Trail of the Lonesome Pine. 8.45, 9.15. ROXY. KATONG: On Wings of Song, 6.15, 9.15. MARLBOROUGH Harlschendra. 6.15, 9.15. SUN THEATRE (New Workh: Five Musketeers Malay talkie.

LATEST LOCAL STOCK AND SHARE QUOTATIONS.

AROUND THE MARKETS. [ARTICLE]

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AROUND THE MARKETS. No Interest In Rubber Shares. From Our Financial Correspondent. Singapore, Jan. 14. Tin continues to move within very narrow limits, being up 5s. for three months' and 10s. for spot in London and down one-eighth of a cent in New York, yesterday. There is still quite a

EXCHANGES. London, Jan. 13. [ARTICLE]

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EXCHANGES. London, Jan. 13. The following were mean rates ruling at noon today: Paris 105 SO Athens 5474 New York 4.91 3/16 Bucharest 670 Montreal 4.91 tellers Brussels 29. 114 Rio 414 Geneva .21.39 sellers official Amsterdam 8.97 Belgrade 213 Milan 93 9 32 Buenos Aires unquoted Berlin 12.22 Montevideo

STOCKS AND SHARES.

MINING. [ARTICLE]

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MINING. All shares quoted above are fully paid. Issue Val. Fraser 6 Co. Lyall k Evatt Buyers Sellers Buyers Sellers 4/- A-npat Tin 5/- 5/9 5/4% 5/9 £1 Asam Kumbang 33/6 34/6 32/- 34/£1 Austral Malay 55/- 56/- 55/- 57/5/- Ayer Hitam 23/- 24/6 23/- 24/6 1 Ayer Weng 1.80

GENERAL. [ARTICLE]

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GENERAL. 2 2 Alex Brick Ord. 1.35 1.45 1.40 1.50 2 2 do 7'/i% Prels. 2.50 2.55 2.50 2.60 10 10 Atlas Ice 8.00 lO.OOn. 8.00 lO.OOn. £1 £1 BAT 6.10.0 6.15.0 6.12.6 6.17.6 1 1 B. M. Broadcasting 0.89 0.95 0.90 0 95 10 5 B. M. Trustee 6.25

DEBENTURES AND LOANS. [ARTICLE]

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DEBENTURES AND LOANS. SINGAPORE MUNICIPAL. b'/c 1901 red. 1940 MOO Hit Int.. Mar 31 Sept. 30 103 110 norn 4VIV4 1907 red. 1947 51.600.U00 Int. Mar 31 Sept. 30 112 115 norn 4«4% 190< red 1955 51.J00..100 int. Mar. 31 Sept 30 120 122 norn 4% 1913 red 1963 S3

RUBBER SHARES. [ARTICLE]

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RUBBER SHARES. (Shares are $1 unless otherwise stated) Mlenby Uor Gajah tonal Malay Hitam Molek Iyer Panas 3asset t Jatu Lintang Jedf ord Jenta Jorelli 3rDgas 3rune: Un ($5> 3ukit Katl' Juklt Kepong 3ukit Timah ($10) Juklt K. B ?hangkat Serdang >lenealy Plantations Hamilton -lay tor 'ndragiri reram Kuantan (.50)

EXCHANGES. [ARTICLE]

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EXCHANGES. this morning according tc the dally circular issued by the Hong Kong and Bhanehal Banking Con>orat>nSELLING London T.T 2/4 1/16 London demand 2/4 1/16 London 4 months' sight 2/4>,i» Lyons, demand 1230 Hamburg demand 141 New York demand 57 5/16 Montreal demand 57 3/16 Batavla demand 104 Semarang 103^

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE RUBBER ASSN. [ARTICLE]

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CHAMBER OF COMMERCE RUBBER ASSN. Jan. 14, Noon. No. 1 X. R. S. S. in cases (F. 0.8.) 37 5/16 37 7/16 Good F. A. Q. in cases (F. 0.8.) 3714 373/s No. 1 X. R. S. S. (Spot loose) Awardable Singapore 37*4 37% January 37*4 37% Feb.-March 37% 371/2

STOCK EXCHANGE. [ARTICLE]

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STOCK EXCHANGE. 1 47/3 d. MlI ODU JCE. i/-) 35/3 d. +3d. RomhtPi 13/3 d. uamDiei '-> 3«/90. Hamburg 6/9 d. 34/- Java Cu»>e $6.00 be 11.00 9.50 33/Sd. Pepper rices quoted in D.B. currency. c dealers' middle prices; Job- White Mm brokerage and stamp duty are White 21.50 iBER

DECEMBER RUBBER CROPS. [ARTICLE]

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DECEMBER RUBBER CROPS. harvested by the respective estates In December: lb. United Patani 283,056 Malakoff Rubber 162.260 Taiping Rubber 116,608 Sungei Batu 66,000 Windsor Rubber 33,555 Foothills Rubber 34,000 Bertam Consolidated 222,329 Kuala Muda Rubber 228,000 Val d'Or Rubber 39,953 Gadek Rubber 46,000 Kuala Siciim Rubber 92,669 Bassett Rubber 33,876

DECEMBER TIN ORE OUTPUTS. [ARTICLE]

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DECEMBER TIN ORE OUTPUTS. The following outputs of tin ore for December are reported. The secretaries of Lukut Tin say that the dredge is now completely turned and Is working on the upstream cruise throught an old Chinese lornbong. Vari>us interruptions and stoppages were caused through encountering submerged Umber and

HONG KONG & SHANGHAI BANKING CORPORATION. [ARTICLE]

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HONG KONG SHANGHAI BANKING CORPORATION. Final Dividend Probably Three Per Cent. The Singapore branch of the Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation has been advised by their Head Office that, subject to audit, the final dividend for the year will be probably £3 less income ta::. The sum of $1,000,000 has

Yesterday'c Rubber Auction [ARTICLE]

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Yesterday'c Rubber Auction THE Singapore Chamber of Commerce 1 Rubber Association held Its 1,312th auction yesterday when there were catalogued 1,328.921 lbs, 593.26 tons; offered 1.218.705 lbs.. 544.06 tons; sold 903.592 lbs., 403.38 tons. Spot London 10 3 4 d. New York ?2 c'.z. Prices Realised. Ribbed smoked sheet cents

PRODUCE. [ARTICLE]

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PRODUCE. Singapore, January 14, 12 MB', Buyer Seller Gamblei $6.00 Hamburg Cube 11.00 Java Cube 9.50 'epper. White Muntok 22.00 White 21 M Black 12 SO lopra. Mixed $10.05 Sun Dried 10.30 'apioca. Small *'lake b.23 Fair Flaice 4.75 Medium Pearl 5 23 Small Heari 5.30 'ago Flour. No. 1

FRASER & COMPANY. [ARTICLE]

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FRASER COMPANY. I A lll> l|ir,.M»>l Company Kampong Lanjut Do. K Lumpur Tin Kuchal Tin Llngui Southern Klnta Takuapa Thabawleik W Hammer Olenealy Lunas Books close Date Dividend Ex div. date Payable 6d. (8th) Is. Bonus Jan. 20 Jan. 27 1/- (30th) Feb. 26 20% int. Jan. 16 Jan. 25

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FINANCIAL AND COMMERCIAL NEWS.

DECEMBER TIN PRODUCTION [ARTICLE]

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DECEMBER TIN PRODUCTION fHE domestic production of tin and tin-in-ore, calculated at 75.5 per cent., in Malaya as represented by exports from F.M.S., U.M.S. and Malacca during December, totalled 6,427 tons, bringing the total production for 1936 to 66,806 tons. This total is 24,479 tons above the total production for

HOLLAND'S FINANCES Conditions Of Past Year Reviewed. [ARTICLE]

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HOLLAND'S FINANCES Conditions Of Past Year Reviewed. Amsterdam Dec. 30. Holland's mest sensational event of the year was likewise its most important, the all-night session of the cabinet on September 26 which was Followed the next morning by Holland's embargo upon the export of gold. Thereupon the f. -reign excl.ange

PARIS BOURSE MAY CLOSE ON SATURDAYS. [ARTICLE]

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PARIS BOURSE MAY CLOSE ON SATURDAYS. Paris. Jan. 11. The members of the Association of Paris Stockbrokers have addressed a memorandum to premier M. Blum and the" Finance Minister, in which they draw attention to the inadvlsablllty of keeping the Bourse open on Satur days. They state It is dangerous

BANK OF INTERNATIONAL SETTLEMENTS. [ARTICLE]

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BANK OF INTERNATIONAL SETTLEMENTS. Basle, Jan. 12. The report of the Bank of International Settlements for the month ol December was road at a meeting of the Board of Governors on Monday ar.d reveals that transactions of the bank have increased. Medium term Investments have increased from 220,000,000 to 245,000.000

RUBBER MOVEMENTS IN 1936 REVIEWED. [ARTICLE]

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RUBBER MOVEMENTS IN 1936 REVIEWED. Factors Which Make For An Optimistic View Of 1937. UyiTH the usual alarums and excursions which the rubber industry has always, more or less, experienced, the year 1936 has been got through very well. Political manoeuvring and militaristic activities on occasion created a mild stir.

COMMODITY TREND. Price Factors. [ARTICLE]

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COMMODITY TREND. Price Factors. The spot price of rubber finished 1935 at 6y 2 d. per pound. During January, 1936, It fluctuated between that figure and 7d. per pound. Dutch East Indies exports came over at around 20.000 tons, or about 5,000 tons below quota. Optimism prevailed. Matters on the

UNITED KINGDOM STOCKS. [ARTICLE]

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UNITED KINGDOM STOCKS. Continual Fall. Perhaps the most gratifying occurrence during the year was the continual decline in United Kingdom stocks. This Is illustrated in the following table. Those In Singapore, etc., and world stocks are also given:— [Tables by W. H. Ricklnson and Son.] The monthly falling off in

AIRCRAFT PROFIT LIMIT CRITICISM. [ARTICLE]

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AIRCRAFT PROFIT LIMIT CRITICISM. "Margin Small For Pioneer Industry." Criticism of the limitation of profits made by aircraft companies was mada in a speech by Mr. C. R Fairey, read at the annual meeting of the Fairev Aviation Co., Ltd., in London on Dec. 31. Squadron Leader M. K. A

RECORD MORRIS SALES. [ARTICLE]

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RECORD MORRIS SALES. 25 Per Cent. Rise In Last Six Weeks Of 1936. Morris sales for the concluding six weeks of 1936 are over 25 per cent, greater than for the same period of 1935. This was mentioned by a director of Morris Motors, Limited. "For several days past," he

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BANKING. HONG KONG SHANGHAI BANKING CORPORATION. (Incorporated In the Colony of Hong Kong) The liability of members Is limited to the extent and In manner prescribed by Ordinance No. 6 of 1929 of the Colony. Authorised Capital S50.000.000 issued and Fully Pali-Dp $20,000,000 Reserve Fund*:— Sterling 6.a00.000 Honj Kong Currency

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BANK OF CHINA (Incorporated m .Una by Special Charter 12. C«il Stieet. Singapara. Telephones: Manager* Office 0444 Exchange Dept 6 HI General Office 5188-9 Cable Address: "CHl'NGKCO" Pald Op Capital C h. »»0.00«.800.90 Reserve Funds in excess of Ch. S3.SM.M4.M ToUl AsMia approximate); Ch. Sl.4M.000.WA.tO HEAD OFFICE: SHANGHAI Tse-Vung Soong.

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NEW MOTOR ROAD FOR PARIS BRINGING AIRPORT NEARER CITY. SAFETY SPEED OF 80 M.P.H. Paris. The French Government has ur.d3r consideration a scheme for the construction of a fast motor road, costing £1.500,000. to bring Le Bourget. the airport of Paris, within a few minutes of the heart of the

FORBIDDEN PICTURES. [ARTICLE]

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FORBIDDEN PICTURES. Among the latest "refugees" from Germany are two paintings by Ingres, which, with three others by this artist were until recently In the Museum of S Cologne. The five paintings were portraits ol Jacob Ignatius Hlttorf. his wife, and his family, all of whom were friends 01 Ingres.

HOW SINGAPORE PEOPLE PUT ON WEIGHT [ARTICLE]

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HOW SINGAPORE PEOPLE PUT ON WEIGHT A y?ar or so ago, the only way to put on weight was to take endless dases of sickly, fishy-tasting oil. It was horrible to take, upset the digestion and made children cross and irritable Nowadays in Singapore however the most progressive people don't

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RiOHI-HOLLAND P.B.I. WaTetenctha II. 71 ot S1K8 m. TODAY Opening announcement (Wai 25.57 m.):. Music. p.m. News from Holland. 9.15 p.m. Violoncello recital by Pitt htn 9 30 p.m. Talk. 9 50 p.m. Violoncello recital (cont'd.». 10.15 p m. Talk on films by Mr. L. Jordaan. SS p.m. Dance music.

CO-OPERATION IS AIM OF BRITISH POLICY. [ARTICLE]

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CO-OPERATION IS AIM OF BRITISH POLICY. MR. EDEN'S WARNING ON ARMAMENTS RACE. London, Jan. 13. In a speech at the dinner of the Foreign Press Association In London last night, the Foreign Secretary, Mr. Eden, referred to Herr Hitler's statement In Berlin at the reception of the Diplomatic Corps and

VISIT OF GOOD AUGURY. [ARTICLE]

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VISIT OF GOOD AUGURY. FRANCO-GERMAN TENSION EASED. Berlin, Jan. 13. The ending of the tension between France and Germany Is further evidenced by the report that Dr. Schacht Intends to visit Paris shortly, ostensibly to Inspect the German section at the forthcoming Paris exhibition, but business circles expect he will

REASSURING WORDS FROM HITLER. [ARTICLE]

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REASSURING WORDS FROM HITLER. Prominence has been given in the London Press to the personal assurance given by Chancellor Hitler to the French Ambassador in Berlin, at the New Year's reception in Berlin, that Germany has not and never had any intention of infringing In any way the Integrity of

SPANISH FRONTIER CONTROL. [ARTICLE]

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SPANISH FRONTIER CONTROL. The experts' reports on the scheme of supervision of the land and sea fiontiers of Spain, by means of which, with the consent of both parties to the conflict, control ot munitions of war destined for Spain could be exercised, were under examination yesterday by the Chairman's

Correspondence.

THE AGA KHAN. [LETTER]

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THE AGA KHAN. To the Editor of the Straits Times. Sir.—l take the liberty of referring to the descriptive statement made below the picture of Hfl. The Aga Khan appearing on p. 11 of today's issue of your esteemed paper. The statement is misleading in that His Highness 1» not

SHIPBUILDING IN BRITISH YARDS. [ARTICLE]

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SHIPBUILDING IN BRITISH YARDS. REVIVING INDUSTRY. London, Jan. 13. The highest total of shipbuilding In Great Britain and Ireland since September, 1930. was shown in Lloyds returns for the end of 1936 amounting to 963,600 tons— 220,600 tons above the end of 1935 and 42.8 per cent, of the world's

MALAGA SHELLED BY REBELS. [ARTICLE]

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MALAGA SHELLED BY REBELS. British Consulate Damaged. London, Jan. 12. During the bombardment of Malaga early on Monday by an Insurgent warship a shell exploded outside the British consulate and did considerable damage to the building. The personnel was unharmed. Neutral shipping In the harbour made for the safety of

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The Straits Times SINGAPORE, THURSDAY, JAN. 14, 1937. THE OSTRICHES AGAIN. [ARTICLE]

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The Straits Times SINGAPORE, THURSDAY, JAN. 14, 1937. THE OSTRICHES AGAIN. Following a recent leading article on the subject of prostitution, we received and published a long letter from Dr. Drummond Shiels, the medical secretary of the British Social Hygiene Council. Dr. Shiels accused us of having made a highly

Death Of Mr. de Meester. [ARTICLE]

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Death Of Mr. de Meester. News has been received from Wassenaar, Holland, of the death from cancer of Mr. K. W. de Meester, late manager of the Netherlands Steamship Company, Singapore, on January 3. Much sympathy will be felt with Mrs. de Meester, who was also very well known in

A SERVICES LETTER. [ARTICLE]

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A SERVICES LETTER. A Military Stocktaking Germany's Armoured Divisions Russia's Six Thousand Tanks The Armies of Europe. By Our Military Correspondent London, Jan. 3, As the New Year is an accepted time for stocktaking we may as well check up on the arsenals of Germany, Russia, Italy and France. Europe's

NOTES Of The DAY. [ARTICLE]

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NOTES Of The DA Y. SAKAI DANCING. I have a unique experience to describe today, for I have seen hillmen from the mountains of the main range, dcnl2ens of primaeval Jungle, dancing under the stars in a Singapore suburban garden. It was as though we were transported from this bustling

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GERMAN TROOPS IN SPANISH MOROCCO MYTH EXPLODED. [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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GERMAN TROOPS IN SPANISH MOROCCO MYTH EXPLODED. INVESTIGATION INVITED BY HIGH COMMISSIONER. British Officers Asked To See For Themselves. COMPLETE LIBERTY GIVEN TO GO WHERE THEY WILL. HTHE mischievous stories, probably originating from 1 Spanish government sources, of the preparation of barracks in Spanish Morocco for the reception I of

HUGE SEIZURE OF OPIUM. [ARTICLE]

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HUGE SEIZURE OF OPIUM. CHINESE ARRESTED IN NEW YORK. Washington, Jan. 14. The Treasury yesterday announced that $76,250 worth opium, the largest seizure ever made at New York, was seized aboard the British steamship, Maron, concealed in bags amongst the cargo. Three Chinese aboard have been arrested— Reuter.

KIDNAPPING AND MURDER. [ARTICLE]

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KIDNAPPING AND MURDER. SWIFT ACTION IN MATTSON CASE. Grand Fork, Jan. 13. The British Columbia North-west Mounted Police have arrested two heavily-armed men who entered Canada from the United States on Monday and are awaiting word as to whether the men are wanted In connection with th3 Mattson murder. A

ELECTRIFICATION OF BRITISH RAILWAYS. [ARTICLE]

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ELECTRIFICATION OF BRITISH RAILWAYS. New Capital Issue By Treasury Company. London, Jan. 13. The prospectus is published today of the second and last Issue of the loan capital of tha Treasury ompany witn a nominal capital and unpaid directorate which was formed in July, 1935, to provide cheap finance for

CABINET MEETING. [ARTICLE]

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CABINET MEETING. Heavy Programme For Parliament London, Jan 13. The first meeting of the Cabinet since Parliament adjourned in December was held this morning. Two informal conferences of I.'misters have been held In the interval to consider certain aspects of the situation arising out of the war in Spain and

Great Improvement In Pope's Condition. [ARTICLE]

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Great Improvement In Pope's Condition. Vatican City, Jan. 13. THE Pope is so much better that be was able to set up for the first time for six weeks. He was wheeled in a large armchair to the Audience Hall where he received visitors. Renter.

BRITISH FREIGHTER FIRED ON. [ARTICLE]

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BRITISH FREIGHTER FIRED ON. London, Jan. 13. Yesterday afternoon the British ship Brahmlll of Cardiff, on a voyage from Gibraltar to Bllboa, was fired at oft Cape Tarifa by the Spanish armed trawler Larache and on slowing up was questioned as to destination and cargo. Evidence points to the Bramhlll

U.S. NEUTRALITY ACT INVOKED. Warning Issued To Volunteers. [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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U.S. NEUTRALITY ACT INVOKED. Warning Issued To Volunteers. Washington. Jan. 14. Mr Walton Moore, acting Secretary of State, has Instructed the United States Consul General at Barcelona to endeavour to dissuade 76 Americans who recently left for the front from joining the conflict. He added that circumstances might warrant the

PRINCESS JULIANA'S POLISH HONEYMOON. [ARTICLE]

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PRINCESS JULIANA'S POLISH HONEYMOON. Krynica, Poland. Jan. 12. After mystifying the press of the world for two days. Princess Juliana and her husband have been discovered enjoying the skiing at the lovely mountain resort of Krynica in southern Poland. They are staying at the palatial hotel built three years ago

ITALIAN BUDGET FOR 1937/1938. [ARTICLE]

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ITALIAN BUDGET FOR 1937/1938. Rome, Jan. 13. A Cabinet council on Saturday approved the budget estimates for the financial year 1937-1938 providing tor a revenue of 20.600,000.000 lire and an expenditure of 23.600,000.000. Compared with the preceding financial year this represents an Increase 265,000,000 tire in revenue and 3,470,000 in

DEATH OF MR. MARTIN JOHNSON. [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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DEATH OF MR. MARTIN JOHNSON. Foremost Cinematograph Explorer. Mr. Martin Johnson, the famous j American naturalist and clnemato- I grapher, has died following injuries i received when a plane, In which he i was flying with his wife and other pas- 1 sengers, crashed in the hills five miles from

THE MAN AND HIS WORK. [ARTICLE]

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THE MAN AND HIS WORK. six times, and spent 12 years in the South Sea Islands. He was the only member of Jack London's "Snark" voyage to complete the trip (1917); he he.ped to build the "Snark" and was the last to leave her. His first attempt at film-making was

CHILE CABINET CHANGES [ARTICLE]

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CHILE CABINET CHANGES Santiago Ue Chile, Jan. 14. The government has resigned In order to give the president a free hand to reshuffle the Cabinet.— Reuter.

MOTOR STRIKE IN US. GROWS. [ARTICLE]

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MOTOR STRIKE IN US. GROWS. MORE TROOPS HELD IN READINESS. CONFERENCE AT WASHINGTON. Washington, Jan. 14. The General Motors strike was discussed with Mi. Roosevelt by Mr. McGrady, Assistant Secretary of Labour yesterday. Mr. McGrady afterwards conferred with Mr. John L. Lewis. Twelve hundred National Guardsmen, infantry, cavalry and artillery

TAIPING STRIKERS BACK AT WORK. [ARTICLE]

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TAIPING STRIKERS BACK AT WORK. WAGES INCREASES AGREED TO. (From Our Own Correspondent) Talping, Jan. 14. Following negotiations between representatives of the motor mechanics who struck work on Tuesday, the workshop proprietors and the Protector of Chinese, the strike has been withdiawn and the men resumed work this morning. The

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JOHORE MILITARY FORCES IN BIG MANOEUVRES. [ARTICLE]

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JOHORE MILITARY FORCES IN BIG MANOEUVRES. Sultan Gives Consent. EXTREMELY EFFICIENT AND MOBILE UNITS. THE Straits Times understands that His Highness the Sultan of Johore has consented to unite of the Johore Military Forces taking part in the forthcoming grand manoeuvres in the vicinity of Singapore. One of the best

NEXT PRESIDENT OF U.P.A.M. [ARTICLE]

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NEXT PRESIDENT OF U.P.A.M. Johore Nominating Mr. Farquharson. The Johore Planters' Association are nominating Mr. D Farquharson. of Negrl Sembllan. as President of the United Planting Association of Malaya, for this year, and the Hon. Mr. w! Miller Mackay as vice-president. The Association's committee who came to the decision, are

VOLUNTEERS FOR BIG MANOEUVRES. [ARTICLE]

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VOLUNTEERS FOR BIG MANOEUVRES. Contrary to an official statement issued yesterday at Fort Canning some units of the Volunteers will be taking part in the forthcoming grand manoeuvres. "The following units of the Volunteers will take part in the forthcoming combined operations. The Straits Settlements Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Intelligence

PUNJABI REGT. ARRIVES. At Blakan Mali. [ARTICLE]

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PUNJABI REGT. ARRIVES. At Blakan Mali. About 400 troops, bearded and turbanned. arrived stealthily in Singapore in the early hours of Monday morning and were taken in transports to Blakan Matl. They were troops of the Ist Battalion 2nd Punjab Regiment who have come to Singapore from Talping to take

MR. ARTHUR NEWARK. [ARTICLE]

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MR. ARTHUR NEWARK. Mr. Arthur Newark. Chief Instructor of the Kuala Lumpur Flying Club is resigning his pest with the Club next February, It was officially announced today. The Straits Times understands that Mr. Newark will take up an Important position at new Singapore Civil Aerodrome, which will be opened

SPAIN IN SINGAPORE. Delightful Recital At The Victoria Theatre. [ARTICLE]

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SPAIN IN SINGAPORE. Delightful Recital At The Victoria Theatre. •THERE has not b?en anything quite Ilk? this In Singapore for some years —an evening wholly devoted to the music and dancing of a single European country, and that country, so far as the dance is concerned, ths most glamorous of

F.M.S. MAIL TRAIN DELAYED. [ARTICLE]

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F.M.S. MAIL TRAIN DELAYED. Owing To Derailment Of Goods Engine. PASSENGERS FINISH JOURNEY BY CAR. (From Our Own Correspondent) Kuala Lumpur, Today. gOME 250 passengers on the Penang mail train approaching Kuala Lumpur last evening had to leave their coaches and travel into the Federal Capital by car because the

" THE BELOVED VAGABOND." Maurice Chevalier At Capitol Theatre. [ARTICLE]

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THE BELOVED VAGABOND." Maurice Chevalier At Capitol Theatre. At The Cinema. "The Beloved Vagabond," starring p Maurice ChevaUer, a Toeplits (British) i production at the Capitol. "The Beloved Vagabond" perhaps the best- known of W. J. Locke's novels, transmitted into a screen play, >is the present attraction at the Capitol

MR. DEEDS RETURNS TO TOWN. [ARTICLE]

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MR. DEEDS RETURNS TO TOWN. "Mr. Deeds Goes to Town." (With Gary Cooper, Jean Arthur and George Bancroft) Colombia. At the Pavilion. Mr. Deeds came back to town last night. Singapore gave him a wonderful welcome. And well tney might, for this is a film to be seen many times

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Che Mohamed Noor, master of the Sultan Abdul Tamid College, A'orStar, has been transferred to the staff of Ibrahim School, Sungei Patani.

AMUSEMENTS [ARTICLE]

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AMUSEMENTS O NGAPORE. ADELPHI HOTEL Special Dinner Dance. GARKIi X TUKATICL. GKYLANG The Trail of Lonesome Pine. 6.49 9.15 p.m. GLOBE llli UK> Captain Blood. 7. 15— 9. 50. OBKAT WORLD— nib SKY TALKIR La Cucaracha Sc Barnacle BUI. NEW WORLD Slo* 3howa OaMIM. Dumi filttf* Theatre* r» 1 1

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The smartness of the Johore Military Force*, who are taking part in the big Singapore manoeuvres. Is apparent from this picture of a machine gun unit at practice. Straits Times Photograph.

Ultimatum To Harbour Board Strikers. [ARTICLE]

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Ultimatum To Harbour Board Strikers. MUST REPORT BY SATURDAY. I*HE strike among Chinese dockyard engineering employees of the Singapore Harbour Board has not yet been settled. About 450 men are concerned in it. The following notice to the striking artisans has been issued in Chinese by the acting-chairman of the

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Mr. A. J. Sturrock, a retired member of the Malayan Civil Service, who has been revisiting Malaya, leaves for Home In a fortnight's time.

NEW MARKET FOR KUALA LUMPUR. [ARTICLE]

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NEW MARKET FOR KUALA LUMPUR. (From Our Own Correspondent) Kuala Lumpur. Jan. 14. Construction of Koala Lumpur's $250,060 market will be/tin in 10 days' time. The contract has been awarded to a Singapore firm, E. Brizay and Company and will be completed by 1938 The new Central Market, on the

CAR RUNS INTO RAILWAY GATE. [ARTICLE]

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CAR RUNS INTO RAILWAY GATE. Mail Train Arrives Late At Seremban. (From Our Own Correspondent) Seremban, Jan. 13. A hire-car, driven by a Chinese, 13 alleged to have run Into the railway crossing gate at Sungel Oadut on tnc Seremban-Slngapore road yesterday. It appears that the railway gate was closed

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The usual chit system in the Selangor Club win be suspended for the whola of Saturday, Jan. 16, on account of the Rugger final. All payments must be made with coupons, which can be bought at the bars or from the clerks on duty, and for vhich members may sign.

Serdang College Criticised. [ARTICLE]

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Serdang College Criticised. Standard Below That Of India. (From Our Own Correspondent.) Penang, Jan. 13. At the Penang Rotary Club luncheon at the E. and O. Rao Bahadur Ramaswami Sivan, retired Principal of the Agricultural College, Coimbatore, said that tha Serdang Agricultural College, which he had visited, compared unfavourably with

ALL ROADS LEAD TO KUALA LUMPUR. [ARTICLE]

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ALL ROADS LEAD TO KUALA LUMPUR. Big#r Crowd Than Ever For Cup. (From Our Own Correspondent.) Kuala Lumpur, Jan. 13. All rooms in Kuala Lumpur's principal hotels have been booked for the week-end, and the town is filling up with strangers who will be here to see the Malaya Cup

BUDGET PICTURES [ARTICLE]

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BUDGET PICTURES Pictures in this week's issue of the Straits Budget, out today, include the weddings of Mr. C. E. de Souza and Miss H. J. Jansen, and Dr. J. L. Oorlotr and Miss B. L. Mitchell; guests at reception in honour of Mr. S. Sastri and ceremonies at opening

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AIR-CONDITIONED FOR F. M. S. RAILWAYS. [ARTICLE]

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AIR-CONDITIONED FOR F. M. S. RAILWAYS. ROBBING TRAVELLING OF DISCOMFORT. Ideal For Passengers. FIRST METRE-GAUGE SYSTEM TO EXPERIMENT. THE Straits Times is informed that the two air-conditioned 1 coaches ordered by the F.M.S. Railways have arrived. After erection and finishing off in the Workshops at Sentul, trials ot the equipment

IPOH TEACHER SEES THE WORLD. [ARTICLE]

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IPOH TEACHER SEES THE WORLD. WARM WELCOME IN ALL COUNTRIES. wr. v. D. Kuppusamy, a Senior 1" teacher at the Anglo-Chinese School, Ipoh, was the lay representative to the Methodist Conference held in America last year, and he took the opportunity of seeing the world. What he saw in various

SAKAI BEAUTY [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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SAKAI BEAUTY Anjan*, a be»mty of the Temlar tribe, who is to broadcast from the Singapore station. She is s«en h*re In her native costume at Raffles Museum, where she is being painted by Mrs. K. M. Catell.— Straits Times Photograph.

SMUGGLED GRAMOPHONE RECORDS. Allegation Against Selangor Chinese. [ARTICLE]

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SMUGGLED GRAMOPHONE RECORDS. Allegation Against Selangor Chinese. (Prom Our Own Correspondent) Kuala Lumpur. Jan. 13. In the Kuala Lumpur police court today, before Mr. C. H Dakers. two Chinese, Loke Yin Thong and Loke Yul Kuen were charged with being knowingly concerned In a fraudulent evasion of customs duty on

AGED SIKH DISCHARGED. [ARTICLE]

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AGED SIKH DISCHARGED. Benefit Of Doubt In Murder Case. Grey-bearded Jowand Singh, who stood his trial at the Singapore Assizes, before Mr. Justice Adrian Clark and a special jury, on a charge of having committed the murder of a fellow Sikh. Natha Singh, seven J years ago In Robinson Road,

INDIAN ROTARY. [ARTICLE]

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INDIAN ROTARY. Malay Delegate To Attend Conference. Tuan Hajl Mohd. Euaoff, M.C.S.. official representative of Rotary Inter- national, has left Kuala Lumpur for i Madras to attend the Indian District Rotary Conference. He was accompanied by Che Bahaman, who is on a holiday visit to India.

INDIAN OPERA IN SINGAPORE. [ARTICLE]

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INDIAN OPERA IN SINGAPORE. After a successful tour of South i India and Malaya, the Madura Sri 3 paramananda Baskaragana Original r Boys Theatrical Co., gave a splendid performance of the play called "Pavalakodi" before a packed house at the Alexandra Hall, Singapore, last night. All the boy actors are

69 Page Judgment In High Court. [ARTICLE]

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69 Page Judgment In High Court. Breach Of Contract Claim Dismissed. IN a judgment which ran into 69 pages of typ«d foolscap and which took two hours to deliver, the Chief Justice. Mr. Justice McElwaine. dismissed the claim of Messrs. Stanton Nelson and Co., Ltd., in the case they brought

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SAILORS' RUGGER WIN ON THE PADANG. [ARTICLE]

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SAILORS' RUGGER WIN ON THE PADANG. Nine Points Scored Against S.C.C. "A" Team. \7EItY keen rugger was seen on the padang last evening, when the men from H.M.S. Terror gained a creditable success over the S.C.C. "A" side by 9 points (two tries, a penalty goal) to 3 points (a

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A strenu Interlude In yesterday's rugger match between the S.C.C. "B" and H.M.S. Terror, won by (fee Bailors. Straits Times Photograph.

HARD COURTS TENNIS. [ARTICLE]

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HARD COURTS TENNIS. Good Entries For Farrer Park Tournament. An excellent entry has been received for the hard courts lawn tennis tournament at Farrer Park, play in which begins tomorrow with the following ties in the men's open singles: H. Kamls vs. K. Koguti; Tan Wan Llat vs. G. H.

THE FULL DRAW Settlings In Open Events. [ARTICLE]

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THE FULL DRAW Settlings In Open Events. The full draw, with the seedings. ls as follows: MEN'S OPEN DOUBLES. H. KamLs and Yadi; Kam Glm Hock and A. A. A. Peterson; R. M. Duff and O. W. Gilmour; S. Abed and W. J. M. Warden: Aizawa and Murakami; E. C

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The rugger team with one man missing of H.M.S. Terror, who defeated the S.C.C. "B" XV on the padang yesterday. Straits Times Photograph.

S. C. C. LAWN BOWLS CHAMPIONSHIP. [ARTICLE]

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S. C. C. LAWN BOWLS CHAMPIONSHIP. Gray's Third Win: Holder Beaten. The S.C.C. lawn bowls championship was won yesterday afternoon by Hugh Gray from the holder, G. C. Miller, by 21—11. Miller had held the championship and the McKear, Cup for the two previous years. Gray is the only competitor

S.C.C. BEAT THE INDIANS AT HOCKEY. [ARTICLE]

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S.C.C. BEAT THE INDIANS AT HOCKEY. Three Goals In A Match Of Mediocre Play. MEITHER side were at full strength for yesterday's hockey match on the padang between the S.C.C. and the Indian Association. The chub won 3—o3 0 after a game of moderate quality. The Indians were without two

ISLAND CLUB GOLD MEDAL, [ARTICLE]

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ISLAND CLUB GOLD MEDAL, Players Who Ha\e Qualified. The players named b?lcw. being winners" in the Island Club's m?dal competitions during 1936. are qua'.ifleri to compete for the Gold Medal. 1936. The first round will be a qualifying round under handicap, and is to be played off on Saturday or

WOMEN'S FOURSOMES [ARTICLE]

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WOMEN'S FOURSOMES Seven Pairs In S.G.C. Competition. The following ls th c draw for the women's foursomes competition at the Singapore Golf Club, In which the first and second rounds are to be completed not later than Monday. Jan. 25: Mrs. B. Neyland and Mrs. K. A. Jackman vs. Mrs.

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S.B.A. ISSUES A RANKING LIST. [ARTICLE]

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S.B. A. ISSUES A RANKING LIST. Malayan Residence A Qualification. The annual ranking of boxers registered with the Singapore Boxing Association, as compiled by the Board of Control, and Including only tnose at present resident in Malaya, is as follows (only the first three are given except In the middlewe.ght

DIAMOND & RIVERS. Joe Wants To Fight His Former Coach. [ARTICLE]

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DIAMOND RIVERS. Joe Wants To Fight His Former Coach. Joe Diamond writes, to the Straits Times as follows: "I have been given to understand by many of Mr. Al Rivers' personal friends that he is anxious to meet me in the squared arena. "I want the public to know that

S.S.C. DEFEAT THE AIRMEN. Six Goals Scored : One Yielded. [ARTICLE]

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S.S.C. DEFEAT THE AIRMEN. Six Goals Scored One Yielded. By the substantial margin of six goals to one the Singapore Swimming Club defeated the Royal Air Force in the club's pool last evening, being much the superior, side. The victory was well earned, the civilians displaying splendid combination and keeping

THE SPORTS DIARY. [ARTICLE]

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THE SPORTS DIARY. TODAY. Hockey: Sincere vs. Combin-d Services, padang. TOMORROW. Kiifbv: S.C.C. "B" vs. Kota Raja, padang. Hockey: S.C.C. v«. Excise Dept., padans; S.R.C. vs. Police, padang: S.C.R.C. 2nd vs. V.M.C..".. 2nd, Chinese ground. O H.R.C. vs. I. A. 2nd, Q.H.R.C. ground, R.A.M.C. vs. Sikh Police. Tanghn S.R.C. cricket

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H. Gray (left), twice previously winner, and G. C. Miller. hoMer, who contested the final of the S.C.C. lawn bowta championship yesterday, Gray winning —Straits Times Photograph.

S.R.C. FORWARDS PIERCE THE CEYLONESE DEFENCE. [ARTICLE]

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S.R.C. FORWARDS PIERCE THE CEYLONESE DEFENCE. Three Goals Victory For The "Champion*." \I7ITH every game they play the S.R.C. first team confirm their right to be considered Singapore's hockey champions. Last evening, entertaining the Ceylon Sports Club, they achieved another convincing victory, scoring three goals without reply. The S.R.C. forward

SINGAPORE vs. MALACCA ON SATURDAY. [ARTICLE]

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SINGAPORE vs. MALACCA ON SATURDAY. Singapore meet the Combined Services on the padang today, and playing a return match with Malacca on Saturday. Considerable Interest is attached to the latter game, for when Singapore played Malacca at Sertmban two months ago they were only able to beat them by a

BORNEO CO. vs. P.S. AND CO. TODAY. [ARTICLE]

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BORNEO CO. vs. P.S. AND CO. TODAY. Association Football. I The teams of the Borneo Co. and Paterson. Simons and Co. will meet at the Geylang Stadium this evening. Fred Perry. In the tennis club which he has opened at Beverly Hills, Hollywood, has as tJi partnei Groucho Marx, who

EXCISE CLERKS' CLUB. [ARTICLE]

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EXCISE CLERKS' CLUB. Table Tennis Draught/ Tournaments. The table tennis and draughts p handicap tournaments of the Excise a Clerks' Club have recently been com- E pleted. Twenty-four entries were received p for the table tennis event, and the E following are the results of the con- E eluding stages

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la ImUm attack developing in yeste rday's hockey match on the S.C.C ground. —Straits Times Photograph.

F.A. CUP—3rd ROUND. [ARTICLE]

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F. A. CUP— 3rd ROUND. Thirty-Two Tics On Saturday. The third round ties in the FA. Cup competition will be played at Home on Saturday, as follows: Manchester U. vs. Reading. Wolves vs. Mlddlesbro. Bradford vs. Derby. Cardiff vs. Grlmsby. Brentford vs. Huddersfleld. Crewe vs. Plymouth. Bury vs. Queen's Park

LEAGUE FIXTURES. English List Much Curtailed. [ARTICLE]

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LEAGUE FIXTURES. English List Much Curtailed. As a result of the cup-ties the league programme Is much curtailed. There are no games in the First and Second Divisions in England, and a number of Third Division matches have to be postponed. The following are the English and Scottish fixtures for

BOY JOCKEY'S WINS. [ARTICLE]

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BOY JOCKEY'S WINS. The 15- Years-Old Mr. Hobbs." I A boy who, at seven years of age, was winning prizes In the children's lnter- national horse shows at Olympia, is now. at the age of fifteen, taking his place among the leading steeplechase jockeys of the day. "Mr. Hobbs," as

THE CLUB VERANDAH [ARTICLE]

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THE CL UB VERANDAH "ECHO." Conducted by Rugger Blue and Army Cricketer Comes To Singapore Army Team For Cup Final Gribble Dropped Lieut. Wilberforce Unable To Play S. A. F. A. Finance. HPHE Royal Engineers rugger and cricket teams should benefit greatly by the arrival of Lt F. W. Simpson

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FASHIONABLE IPOH WEDDING. [ARTICLE]

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FASHIONABLE IPOH WEDDING. Well-Known Chinese Families United. (From Our Own Correspondent.) Ipoh, Jan. 9. 'THERE was a large attendance at the Town Hall, Ipoh, to witness the wedding of Mr. Chang Kwong Kin, the eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. Chang Chong Slew, of Ipoh, and Miss Chee Kheng Seok,

LITTLE FINGER SEVERED. [ARTICLE]

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LITTLE FINGER SEVERED. Sequel To Quarrel Between Malays. (From Our Own Correspondent) Seremban, Jan. 12. "The accused called me a pig for not moving out of his way. I scolded him in return. Saying that he would teach me a lesson, he went into the house, brought a parang and

"MALAYA" CUP FINAL Running Commentary To Be Broadcast. [ARTICLE]

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"MALAYA" CUP FINAL Running Commentary To Be Broadcast. (From Our Own Correspondent) Kuala Lumpur, Jan. 11. A running commentary on the "Malaya" Cup rugby final at Kuala Lumpur on Saturday will be broadcast by the Malayan Amateur Radio Society. The radio commentator will be accommodated on the verandah of the

THIS YOUTH HAD A GUILTY CONSCIENCE. [ARTICLE]

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THIS YOUTH HAD A GUILTY CONSCIENCE. (From Our Own Correspondent) Segamat. Jan. 12. Tan Ah Wat alias Kllng. a Chinese youth, was ordered to receive ten strokes of the rotan by Ungku Ismail bin Abdul Rahman, the Segamat magistrate today, for the theft of a Lat. Inche Haroun bin Abu

FLOGGING IN RAPE CASES. [ARTICLE]

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FLOGGING IN RAPE CASES. (From Our Own Correspondent) Seremban. Jan. 11. An appeal to the Press to give prominence to the fact that he Intended to order a flogging for all men guilty of rape or attempted rape was made by Mr. Justice J. 11. Pediow at the Seremban Supreme

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A pretty Chinese wedding took place in Kuala Lumpur on Sunday afternoon between Mr. Yap Kirn Choy, of the staff of Messrs. Henry Waughand Co., Kuala Lumpur, the fourth son of Mr. Yap Chit Nam. a well-known Chinese miner, and Mrs. Yap Chit Nam and Miss Khong Choy Lan, daughter

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Business firms in Batavla illuminated their premises during tne c^UOrations in connection with Princess Jul iana's wedding. Picture shows the illuminated front of M. Esekiel and Sons at Batavia-Ontum. Java.

TWO WOMEN ARRESTED IN K.L. Raid. [ARTICLE]

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TWO WOMEN ARRESTED IN K.L. Raid. Fined For Distilling Samsu. (From Our Own Correspondent.) Kuala Lumpur, Jan. 9. Before Mr. C. H. Dakers In tne Kuala Lumpur police court today two Chinese women, Leong Ah See and Leong Ah Chin, pleaded guilty to dls tilling samsu without a licence. Ah

STORY OF FATAL QUARREL OVER FIVE CENTS. [ARTICLE]

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STORY OF FATAL QUARREL OVER FIVE CENTS. (From Our Own Correspondent) Kuala Lumpur, Jan. 12. The story of how a quarrel over a gambling debt of 5 cents led to the death of a Chinese coolie was told at the Selangor Assizes today, when a Hokklen, Ng Kirn appeared before

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Air-Conditioned Coaches For F. M. S. Railways. (Continued from page 13) humidity is low but, lor personal comfort. Is In the correct relationship to the temperature, while in the latter relative humidity is high and above the comfort zone. We talk of gas fires and central heating drying; the atmosphere,

"GAVE EVIDENCE IN FAIR MANNER" [ARTICLE]

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"GAVE EVIDENCE IN FAIR MANNER" JUDGE COMPLIMENTS CHINESE COUPLE IN SELANGOR. (Prom Our Own Correspondent.) Seremban, Jan. 12. i "Tell this witness, I think he gave 1 his evidence in a fair and straight- I forward manner. I am very pleased i with the manner in which he gave evidence

TWO MONTHS' GAOL FOR THEFT OF RUBBER. [ARTICLE]

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TWO MONTHS' GAOL FOR THEFT OF RUBBER. (From Our Own Correspondent) Segamat Jan. 12. Stating that the theft of scrap rubber was an everyday occurrence in the district. Inche Abdul Khalid bin. Dato Klenah. 0.C.P.D., Labis. asked Ungku Ismail bin Abdul Rahman, the Segamat magistrate today to take a very

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Flying Officer Michael Dawnay. R.A.F., son of Lady Susan Dawnay. Whitfield Court. Co. Waterfcrd. swam 200 yards at Waterford quays to rescue his dog.

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CATTLE-RUSTLING IN E. AFRICA. [ARTICLE]

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CATTLE-RUSTLING IN E. AFRICA. MASAI TRIBESMEN'S TANGANYIKA RAID. GOVERNMENT ROUSED TO FIRM ACTION. Dar-Es-Salaam. The Government of Tanganyika have decided to take firmer action against Masai cattle-raiders following new incidents near Lake Eyasl. In one of these raids 1000 head of rattle were stolen and two herdsmen killed. Effective action

ICE ON WINGS OF AEROPLANES. [ARTICLE]

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ICE ON WINGS OF AEROPLANES. CHEMICAL REMOVER BEING TESTED. Nearly £100.000 of damage was caused to the squadron of Handley Page Heyford night bombers of the R.A.F. which left Aldergrove Station. Northern Ireland, for Finningley. Yorkshire, recently. Of seven aeroplanes which began the Journey, six came down. This disaster was

MORE MARRIAGES IN BRITAIN. Highest Recorded In Last 16 Years. [ARTICLE]

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MORE MARRIAGES IN BRITAIN. Highest Recorded In Last 16 Years. With the exception of 1919 and 1920 the highest marriage rate in England and Wales was recorded during the third quarter of this year. The Registrar-General makes this statement In a return Issued recently. He gives the number of persons

FRENCH AFRICAN POLICY. [ARTICLE]

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FRENCH AFRICAN POLICY. I MANDATES AND COLONIES. .LOWING BRITISH METHODS. ecent decree of the French iment, laying down that the f Commissioner of the French of Togoland is henceforth to be ed with that of the Governor1 of French West Africa, brings an important change in the of the Mandated

£260-A-YEAR RAT-CATCHEP [ARTICLE]

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£260-A-YEAR RAT-CATCHEP V.andsworth Borough Council arc being recommended to appoint Mr Alfred Moon of Hull, as rat-catcher at a salary of £260 per annum. s'or the post 105 applications were rece. .d An assistant rat-catcher Is also to i>e anpointed. r

WORLD'S 37 MILLION MOTOR-CARS. [ARTICLE]

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WORLD'S 37 MILLION MOTOR-CARS. Motoring Notes. Britain Second To U.S. A, In Output. INHERE were 37,000,000 motor-cars and commercial vehicles in use in the world in 1935. Of these, 1,505,000 private cars were in Britain: in the United States there were 15 times as many. On the production side, Britain

MORRIS CARS IN NEW ZEALAND. [ARTICLE]

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MORRIS CARS IN NEW ZEALAND. The demand for Morris cars in New Zealand continued in November, when Morris registrations not only headed the list of all new cars, but did so by an 8 per cent, margin. The sales of Morris cars were nearly 100 per cent, higher than those

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AMERICAN WIFE OF KING-CONSORT. [ARTICLE]

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AMERICAN WIFE OF KING-CONSORT. Case From The Past. I lIRTORY gives one example of a ktng or at least of a Icing-consort, who married an American woman. Nearly a hundred years ago there wai an elder daughter of a Springfield. Massachusetts, shopkeeper who bad a beautiful voice. She sang in

Cabinet Re-shuffle Likely In Spring. [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Cabinet Re-shuffle Likely In Spring. (Froca Our Own Correspondent) London, Dec. 38. Many and intriguing are the problems set by the Hew Tear for London's political prophets. When will Mr. Baldwin retire? Is it quite certain that Mr. Neville Chamberlain will succeed him in the Premiership? Who will then become

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Our London Correspondent learns that the following changes may be effected In the British Cabinet after the Coronation, In May: Prime Minister: Mr. Neville Chamberlain (now Chancellor of the Exchequer), vice Mr. Stanley Baldwin. Chancellor of Exchequer: Sir Samuel Hoare (First Lord of the Admiralty) or Mr. W. S. Morrison

SIR JOHN SIMON, LORD CHANCELLOR. [ARTICLE]

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SIR JOHN SIMON, LORD CHANCELLOR. Finally, there is the forthcoming change in the Lord Chancellorship. Lord Hallsham, who holds this £10,000 a year post, with its £5,000

A Political Diary. [ARTICLE]

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A Political Diary. per annum pension, Is a sick man. He was absent from duty throughout the Constitutional crisis, when his ripe legal wisdom would have been of the utmost value both to the House of Lords and to the Government. It is understood that he will retire as soon

DIVORCED BUT DID NOT KNOW IT. Surprise For Wife. [ARTICLE]

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DIVORCED BUT DID NOT KNOW IT. Surprise For Wife. flercule Miotto, forty-year-old French engineer, received a six- months sentence in the Paris courts last month Hercule had "divorced" his wife without her knowledge, taken her money, also without her knowledge. Hercule, a provincial, had the divorce writ served on an

RUSSIAN JOURNALISTS BARRED IN MOROCCO. [ARTICLE]

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RUSSIAN JOURNALISTS BARRED IN MOROCCO. Tangier, Jan. 13 Colonel Beigeder, the insurgent commissioner here, yesterday offered every facility to all Journalists except Rus.sians to visit Spanish Morx:co.— Reuter.

LABOUR SHORTAGE IN SHIPBUILDING. [ARTICLE]

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LABOUR SHORTAGE IN SHIPBUILDING. TRADE 'MODERATELY PROSPEROUS.' BUT PRE-WAR LEVEL NOT YET REACHED. The close of 1936 shows the shipbuilding industry in a state of moderate prosperity, stales Sir Maurice Denny, President of the Shipbuilding Employers' Federation, writing in Lloyds List Annual Review He adds, however, that there is no

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION' OF MALAYA. [ARTICLE]

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AMERICAN ASSOCIATION' OF MALAYA. At the January meeting or tha American Association of Malaya the following officers were elected for the year 1937: President, Felix P. Donnelly; vice-president, H. C. Bugbec; treasurer, R. W. French; secretary, Patrick Mallon.

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TWO CHINESE WEDDINGS. [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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TWO CHINESE WEDDINGS. A pretty w«4dlng waa soiemnlNd at St. PeUr'i and Si Paul's Church, Que«n Street. Singapore, on Jm. ted. 1987 between Mr. Francis X. Tee and Mtas Cferft Tan. Re*: Father B«cherae officiated. Mtoaee Katherine aad Thiiw Tee were flower-girls. Ihe wedding of Mr. Khor Kok Hean to

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Malayan "Mems" Not To Blame For Lost Prestige. Spirited Reply To Criticism [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Malayan "Mems" Not To Blame For Lost Prestige. Spirited Reply To Criticism —A WOMAN'S NOTEBOOK. BY A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT. IN his entertaining, but most controversial, book Return to Malaya Bruce Lockhart records his return to a country he had left 25 years previously and, although he mentions with approval the

MALAYAN WEDDING. [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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MALAYAN WEDDING. The wedding of Mr. C. W. Webb, M.C.S., and Miss Margaret Eleanor Brodie took place on Dec. 22 at Upper Sun bury, Middlesex. Left to right: Miss Peggy Webb: Miss E. Re,; the bridegroom; Mr. R. Morrell; the bride; Miss Phyllis Crocker; his Highness the Tuan Muda of

NEW SINGAPORE DRESS SHOP. [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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NEW SINGAPORE DRESS SHOP. An addition to the dressmaking establishments in Singapore which 1i awaited with much interest is Chez Vlvlenne, situated at 18-K. Battery Road (second floor). It opens tomorrow, Jan. 15, and will be conducted by Mrs. Vyner Gomez, who In the past has been chiefly known for

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How To Make A Malayan Rockery. [ARTICLE]

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How To Make A Malayan Rockery. ADVICE OF ENTHUSIAST. By Mrs. E. E. H. Beck (Reproduced fr;m "Blue Triangle News ADVICE to those about to make a n rockery might easily be the same as that of Mr. Pun* to those about to enter the holy estate of matrimony, for

COULD WOMEN RUN WORLD BETTER THAN MEN? [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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COULD WOMEN RUN WORLD BETTER THAN MEN? Glances At Post -War Europe's Politics. 1 (By Catherine Gavin.) j y\VO women were discussing the r present deplorable condition o r European affairs. "I'm sure r women could do better," said the feminist, "if only they had a chance. Women diplomats would

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Dressing Smartly Without Extravagance. [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Dressing Smartly Without Extravagance. Fashions Visibly Grow More Formal. Coronation Influence In Day And Evening Gowns. I (From Our Own Correspondent.) li Straits Times Office, o Fleet St., Dec. 31. a LJERE we are at the eve of c: another year and most women j find the ominous advance of

TO STEADY THE BLOOMS. [ARTICLE]

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TO STEADY THE BLOOMS. B is often difficult to find just tht right flower holder for a special vase. And flower holders are very necessary lor modern floral decoration. Sand is a good thing to use for It conforms to the shape of any vase, but I find small stones

BRUSH HYGIENE. [ARTICLE]

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BRUSH HYGIENE. Hair and clothes brushes need to be washed frequently if they are to be both hygienic and efficient. If the bristles are washed in water to which has been added a drop or two of ammonia, and then rinsed in cold water, shaken, rubbed lightly en a dry

Peer & Baronet As "Social Escorts." [ARTICLE]

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Peer Baronet As "Social Escorts." Lonely Women's Big Demand on Bureau, OOCIAL escorts young men13 about-town employed to take out lonely women have come to Mayfair to stay. Thirty of them, who are working for the London Social Escort Bureau, established by the United States university graduate, Mr. Ted Peckham,

OUR INQUIRY BUREAU. [ARTICLE]

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OUR INQUIRY BUREAU. Questions regarding children, the nursery, household management, marketing, cookery and other matters will be answered by women contributors who have had many years of practical experience in Malaya. Letters should be addressed to the Inquiry Bureau, Straits Times, Singapore. Where a confidential realy is requested, a stamped,

A TEMIAR BEAUTY. [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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A TEMIAR BEAUTY. Ai.jarur. one of the beauties of the Temiar tribe, is at present in Si^capore and her portrait is being painted by Mrs. K. M. Catt-11, a local artist, at Raffles Museum.

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Europeans In Malaya Are Eating Less Meat. [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]

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Europeans In Malaya Are Eating Less Meat. Housewife.) (By WIDE VARIETY OF WGETABLES. Singapore, Jan. 12. IN these days of balanced diets, there is a growing tendency amongst Europeans in Malaya to eat less meat, and there is no doubt that this inclination is greatly encouraged by the wide variety

A MARKETING GUIDE. [ARTICLE]

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A MARKETING GUIDE. (Special To The Straits Times.) I*HIS market list has been specially compiled for the Straits Times by a Singapore housewife and gives last Tuesday's prices. Those prices are only approximate, but they will be useful as a general guide both for women who do their own marketing

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