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The Straits Times, 30 March 1916

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  • Masthead [Title Section]
    The Straits Times NO. 25.0(i!) SIKGAPOBE. THURSDAY. MARCH 30. 1916. PRICE 10 CENTB.  (13 words)
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  • Page 1 Advertisements

  • British Casualties. [Articles]
    British Casualties. Tbe following casualties are announced London, March 18. France or Flanders. Killed. Lieut.- Col. L. D Graeme, Camerons Major B. W. Mainprise, Engineers 2nd Lieut. G. Naverdieck, Rifleti 2nd Lieut. C. A. Cook, Bedforda 2nd Lieut. K. E. Sbarrat. Lancashire Fusiliers. Wounded.— Capt. A. P. Pilot, South Lancaster*...  (657 words)
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  • DESPERATE FlflHT FOR LIFE. [Articles]
    DESPERATE FlflHT FOR LIFE. Story of Sole Survivor of Crew Of Steamship. Half Petorsen, the sole survivor of the crew of eleven bands of the Norwegian steamship Hjordis, wrecked on February 18 off Blakeney. on the Norfolk coast, said that when the vessel struck her position was not known, and...  (325 words)
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  • Page 2 Advertisements

    • Page 2 Advertisements Column 1 [Advertisements]
      Just received Carey's Box Strapping, Solder, Corrugated Iron, Zinc Buckets, European and Japanese Acetic Acid, Wire Nails, Formalin, Tapping Knives, Linseed Oil, French Roofing Tiles, Asbestos Tiles, Veneer Cases, Castor Oil, Sodium Bisulphite, Arrack, Methylated Spirits, etc. S. J. JUDAH CO., Til. 1868 99, ROBINSON ROAD. 34-8—26-4 YOU MAY REST...  (228 words)
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    • Page 2 Advertisements Column 2 [Advertisements]
      WHAT MEN NEED. Here, as everywhere, are many men with nervous systems urgently in need of better tone." The feeling of exhaustion affecting sneb men is tbe result of thin blood, which i has become de vitalized by the enervating j effects of the climate, worry, malaria, and other causes....  (433 words)
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    • Page 2 Advertisements Column 3 [Advertisements]
      SINGAPORE SPORTING CLUB. THE SPRING RACE MEETING (Vndmr 8.8.A. BuUt of Boeing), WILL Bl HILO ON Tuesday May 1 6, Thursda y, May 1 8, and Saturday, May 20, 1918. PROGRAMME. FIRBT DAY. Tuesday, May 16,1916. 1. THE OPENING STAKES 2.45 p.m. Value 1600 and 160 to the Second Horn....  (722 words)
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    • Page 2 Advertisements Column 4 [Advertisements]
      THIRD OAY. Saturday, May ZO, 1016. 1* 7, THE STEWARDS' STAKES, and t'LATB 2.46 p.m. and 6.59 p.m. Value of each stake $350 and $6 1 to eaoli Sooond Pony, A Handicap for all Ponle*, 14.2 and under that bave ran at tbe Meeting. Tbe poniei may be divided by...  (667 words)
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  • Moslems in Egypt. [Articles]
    Moslems in Egypt. NO SIGN OF UNREST AMONG THE POPULACE. A Visit to Al Azhar. Mr. H. A. Gibbons, the correspondent of the New York Herald, writing from Cairo last month. Mays l spent the morning in Al Azbar, the great theological university of Islam, where twelve years of training...  (1045 words)
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  • Untitled [Articles]
    At the premises of the Sataaban Lunas N\ l>nliu i r ilipino Society) Ar>>in Lane, Penan* on Sunday, an address, accompanied by I suitably inscribed nilvor cup and a group pbo tuxraph wu presented to Mr. K. Andres, tin popular biu'liiianter of the l\ oanij It tnd. win is also...  (74 words)
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  • Page 3 Advertisements

    • Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Advertisements]
      WEILL ZERNER PARIS SINGAPORE LONDON Diamond Merchants, Manufacturing Jewellers, Precious Stones and Watch Dealers. WATCHES. A fine assortment of Wristlet Watches has just been received in silver, gold 14 or 18 carats, with good movement. Round, oval, tonneau and square octagonal designs. Prices $1 5 in silver, $25 in 14-carat...  (362 words)
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    • Page 3 Advertisements Column 2 [Advertisements]
      EARLY MAD WITH SKIN IRRITATION On Back. Would Itch and Burn, Quite 111 From It Nothing Eased. Used Cuticura. Now Well. 5, High St.: Dorchester. Nr. Walllnefonl. Berks., Eng. "My back would itch and burn especially at night and it nearly drove §ne mad. I used to scratch and make...  (278 words)
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    • Page 3 Advertisements Column 3 [Advertisements]
      WALKER'S LION packings for all purposes BLOCK STEAM PACKING EXPANDING STEAM PACKING AUTOMATIC WATER PACKING GOLDEN "WALKERITE" JOINTING See that you get the Thin Red Line that runs through all "LION" Packings. NEW SHIPMENT JUST ARRIVED Your Orders zvill have our immediate attention. IPENTRAI I [engine works Lb SINGAPORE 'Phone...  (52 words)
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  • Page 4 Advertisements

    • Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Advertisements]
      STEAMER SAILINGS. P. O. "British India AND Apcar L-ine. (Companies Inxori orated in Knolandl. MAIL AND PASSENGER SERVICES. PENINSULAR AND ORIENTAL SAILINGS. (Under Contraot with Hl* Majesty b Government). For China, Japan Penang, Geylon. Auetralia, India, Aden, Egypt, Mediterranean Porte and London. Steamers will leave Singapore on or about MAIL...  (1071 words)
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    • Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 [Advertisements]
      STEAMER BAIUNBB. THE SIAM STEAM NAVIGATION CO.. LD. (Incorpobatbd in Siam). SINGAPORE-BANGKOK. For Krctay, Tringganu, Bisut, Semerak, Kelantan, Tabai Ba.ignara, Telupin, Patani, Singora, Lacon, Kobsamoi, Bandon, Langsuen, Taka, Chumpon, Koblak and Bangkok. Due Departure a.a. ASOANG Apr. S Apr. 5, 3 p.m. as. BORIBAT io 12, S p.m. The Steamers...  (784 words)
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    • Page 4 Advertisements Column 3 [Advertisements]
      JTEMER SAILINGS. OCEAN STEAMSHIPCO., LIMITED, AND CHINA MUTUAL STEAM NAY. CO.. LTD. (Incorporated in England) The Companies' steamers are despatched from Liverpool outwards for the Straits, China and Japan every week and from Japan homewards for London, Amsterdam and Antwerp every fortnight for Genoa, Marseilles and Liverpool and for Marseilles,...  (455 words)
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    • Page 4 Advertisements Column 4 [Advertisements]
      STEAMER SAILINIt. N. Y. K JAPAN MAIL STEAMSHIP GO., LTD. (Incorporated in Japan) EUROPEAN LINE. A service is maintained botwoen Yokohama, via ports, to Marseilles and London under mail cratract with th» Imperial Japanese Government.- Tb? New Twin-screw Steamers maintaining this service have been specially designed and constructed, and are...  (519 words)
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  • SINGAPORE MAILS CLOSE. [Articles]
    SINGAPORE MAILS CLOSE. To DAT. Batu Pahat Meraing 2.80 pm Hongkonn and Shanghai (ileniffer 2.30 pm BeDß&aln, Labocan Itilik, Tandjong Haiti and Medan Merkus 2.80 pm Port Dickaon and Port Swettunham Sapphn 2.30 pm Malacca and Muai Kaka 3 pm ltangkuk •>■ Nordraak.'l.BC pm Kota Tinggi Tanjong Surat 4 pm...  (234 words)
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  • Mail Steamer Movements. [Articles]
    Mail Steamer Movements. twanl B. I. pacUot Fultala with mails frcni Europe Kft Negapatam at a.m. March M, and may br expectcl at l'enang on Friday morning, the Msi iost  (30 words)
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  • Mails for Europe. [Articles]
    Mails for Europe. Our attention has be-n mMt to tho fact that oar arrival in L nlon are mach behind those published elsewhere. Our rule is to /'ye arrivals only when they aru officially reported in the Post Office notices. aaJ no liter 'late than that printed above ha' been...  (106 words)
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  • FINANCE AND COMMERCE [Articles]
    FINANCE AND COMMERCE EXCHANGE. Sinqipou, M.iki ii 80, 1916. On Lome.. Back 4 m/B 2,4i| Demand iHi "rivate 8 n"» 2/4 H On Fkanck Bank T. T. 834 On India Rank T T. IM| On Honokono ..Bank d/d i:i; Oir Shanghai ...Bank d/d 83] Oh Java Rank T. T. MB]...  (177 words)
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  • Page 5 Advertisements

    • Page 5 Advertisements Column 1 [Advertisements]
      FRASE* AND CHALMERS. LTD. (INCOIPJSATK'J IN EN'.I.ANh V ct :>t-reby Kiven that on and alter March 80,1916. and until furJ r notic?, Mr. t, Pritchird will be in clii'K< of the -innapurr Branch of tho above firm. I. HOWARD, Manner. Singapore snnch Singapore, March 30, 1916. 80 8-Q -8-4 THE...  (197 words)
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    • Page 5 Advertisements Column 2 [Advertisements]
      LATEST ADVERTISEMENTS. PAYING GUEST. Private family wonld be pleased to accommodate .piiot gentl- man. Tennis. Apply Platoon, c/o Straits Timer. 80-B—B4 WANTED, FOUR SBATBD VICTORU with quiet. >om ct orne. Must be in uood condition. Full particular to VICTORIA. c/o Striiti Timrj 80 B—Bl FOR SALE, ouo 4o>htctr HENDEh SUN...  (661 words)
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    • Page 5 Advertisements Column 3 [Advertisements]
      ml las W. D. H. O. WILLS'S THE NEW SMOKING MIXTURE de LUXE A PERFECT PIPE TOBACCO OF ALL THK LEADING 1 DEALERS S>a Hb 1 88 J s*^ W$ y? 9^ 9^ 5 tfel aa eaa aa &a em bq &x& am &w exS &w aa ts& 77/, will...  (680 words)
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    • Page 5 Advertisements Column 4 [Advertisements]
      M.\* m.&* .-"T*" And every other solo I V |W- instrument pi^no, Mtt.igfmpfkfl' "n n jL^ 4 'cello, ilute, oboe Bfe^3i CIFZ^M Voice" Cabinet Gra.ul His Master's Voice Gr^.ni>phOlie mOSt VerS.l- %l»E»lEE«MBE«EEE»«BE»«E«iBE»ElE»«W tile instrument ol the epoch. When you hear Klman play 'double-stopping -they are Scl übert't Aye Maria" in...  (263 words)
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  • DEATH. [Obituaries]
    DEATH. lit it. on March 28, at Hove, Sussex, Vera, youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Bart, formerly of Bombay.  (22 words)
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  • The Straits Times. THURSDAY, MARCH 80. THE F.M.S. WAR LOAN. [Articles]
    The Straits Times. THURSDAY, MARCH 80. THE F.M.S. WAR LOAN. We experienced a certain feeling of uneasiness in regard to the proposal for floating a SI -"1.0011.000 war loan under the auspices of the F.M.S. Government. It is a fact that there are a great many people out here who...  (1183 words)
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  • Untitled [Articles]
    (nder the auspices of the V.M .A. Biblical and Literary Research Society, Mr. C. C. Hailing will lecture to-night at 8.45 p.m. in the V.M.C.A. on Ethics in relation to Diet. All interested are welcomed.  (35 words)
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    The F.M.S. war loan prospectus has been issued.  (8 words)
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  • Untitled [Articles]
    The Royal Dutch West Indian Mail will carry on its scheduled service in the usual way.  (16 words)
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  • Untitled [Articles]
    Queen Wilhelmina has taken up stock to the value of half a million guilders in the new Dutch war loan.  (20 words)
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  • Untitled [Articles]
    Tbe Serendab Hydraulic meeting passed a resolution reducing the capital from $850,000 to 1170,000. says our correspondent.  (17 words)
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  • Untitled [Articles]
    The Selangor staff of the Straits Trading Co., bade farewell at a dinner to Mr. W. F. Nutt, last night, says our. correspondent. Mr. Frank Adam presided.  (27 words)
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  • Untitled [Articles]
    The trunk road opposite the property of the Heawood Tin and Rubber, Ltd., is now under water to tbe extent of two feet. It is impassable to motorcars.  (28 words)
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    Friends and members of the Tamil Epworth League are invited for the social gathering on Friday, the 81st inst., at 8 p.m., in the Short Street Girls School.  (28 words)
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    The Amateur Drawing Association are Sving a variety entertainment at their Clnb ouse, Tank Road, on Saturday, in celebration of the sixth anniversary of the association.  (26 words)
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  • Untitled [Articles]
    The Canadian, L. T. Codre, who was sentenced to death for tbe murder of Sergeant Ozanne, at Graysbott, has been reprieved with a view to tbe commutation of his sentence.  (30 words)
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  • Untitled [Articles]
    Exporters of rubber are suffering great inconvenience from the dearth of momi case? in Kuala Lumpur. They have to use gunny bags, which are very liable to become wet cr get torn in transit.  (34 words)
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  • Untitled [Articles]
    Messrs. Barlow and Co. report, under yesterday's date Since oar last report the market for copra has been weak and prices have declined. Today's values may be given as J10.50 for fine sundried and SlO to 910.20 for fair to good qualities.  (42 words)
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  • Untitled [Articles]
    The Prins der Nederlanden and the Tambora, on their forthcoming voyage to tbe East, will take tbe route round Scotland and will be escorted through the North Sea by a tug. The voyage between Holland and Batavia by this route will take about two months.  (45 words)
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  • Untitled [Articles]
    Says the M.S.Y.R. Magazine for March The nominal roll of the M.S.Y.R. on January 31, 1916, issued with February orders, shews the effective strength of the regiment to be 1,236 all ranks plus the Pahang detach uient under Lieut. Parr numbering 26. Its compilation must have involved much labour, and...  (56 words)
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  • Untitled [Articles]
    Our correspondent telegraph: A meeting of Pabang planters at Raub, on March 26, decided to form a District Planters' Asso ciation. Mr. F. H. M. Staples, manager of Shanghai Pahang Rubber Estate, was elected chairman, Mr. P.J.A. Williams, of Karak. was elected secretary and Mr. Williams and Count de Bondy...  (58 words)
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    Tbe Hongkong Fire Brigade has received a very valuable addition to its equipment in the shape of a new and most up- to date motor fire-engine, which has just arrived from home. The engine,- which is of 60 horse power, is capable of a speed of 30 miles per hour....  (112 words)
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  • Untitled [Articles]
    One attempted air raid has been frustrated, says a wire to-day, and this makes good reading. By the way, there was an air raid pro jected on Ramsgate recently and we wonder whether one great German of the past would have approved of it. During bis visit to England in...  (109 words)
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    Talking of air raids, by thu way, Dr. Johnson peeped deeply into tbe future at ono point in R&sselaa in certain words which he put into tbe mouth of the woulJ bo aviator, the friend of Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia. If men were all virtuous," he informed the Prince, I...  (116 words)
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  • Untitled [Articles]
    There has apparently been a fine storm- of snow and wind at Home, and Keater describes it as the worst for 40 years. In respect of area no doubt it is, but one recalls a blizzard which swept over a great part of Scotland in 1906 and which, in its...  (237 words)
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  • SOCIAL AND PERSONAL. [Articles]
    SOCIAL AND PERSONAL. Mr. J. Descraques, of Tronob Mines, has gone on a two months' holiday to Japan. Mr. J. H. Oarrat, general manager of the Singapore Electric Tramways, Ltd., left for home by tbe P. and O. mail this morning. Mr. H. J. C. Large, of tbe Eastern Exten...  (434 words)
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  • The Reserve Force [Articles]
    The Reserve Force The parade of the Reserve Force called for last evening, and which was cancelled owing to bad weather will, be held at the Drill Hall (Beach Road) parade ground to-morrow (Friday) at 5.15 p.m.  (37 words)
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  • Singapore Mortality Returns. [Articles]
    Singapore Mortality Returns. The rate of mortality in the Settlement of Singapore of the week ended March 25 was 29.02 per mille of the population. Tbe total number of deaths wan 195, of which 140 were male subjects and 55 female. Convulsions claimed 23, phthisis 80, malaria (ever 23 and...  (92 words)
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  • The Scamps [Articles]
    The Scamps The show which tbe Scamps gave last night was not up to the standard set by them when at their best, but it must be admitted that the support they have received has not been such as to oncourage them to any great extent. Evening after evening tbe...  (107 words)
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  • Oldest Vessel Afloat. [Articles]
    Oldest Vessel Afloat. Some discussion has recently taken plaoe in the Bristol Times regarding which is the oldest vessel afloat. The Ceres, built in 1811, is said to be the oldest British steamer. Sho is still sailing in and about the Bristol Chan nel. But the Jenny, which was built...  (118 words)
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  • Silk Hat Champions. [Articles]
    Silk Hat Champions. Many faithful silk hat wearers have written to complain that the elegy to the Bilk hat which a sad silk hat wearer wrote in tin: Daily Mail is premature. The silk liat, tlwy maintain, is not even seriously ill. It in only temporarily indisposed. The days of...  (142 words)
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  • Page 6 Advertisements

    • Page 6 Advertisements Column 1 [Advertisements]
      <\ftN SPEC/4, We h.™..™., kind, of X> .4^ WHISKIES /y ""\Hlr >fV in stock— not Whiskies for which jon '^CAV /"'""■''"""■•^vlfVjv^ h vo '»ncy prices lor their advertisement, but Wbibkiea for which CALDBECK, MACGREGOR CO., Win* and Spirit Merohanta, SINGAPORE MALACCA. P O L O Johore A scots: A. C....  (195 words)
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    • Page 6 Advertisements Column 2 [Advertisements]
      AJJAMBRA Bench Road, The House of Quality— Tbe Home of Feature Attractions.. Th* Loading Thaatr* in Singapore. Manager, M. H. Renyon-Slade THE FAMOUS PLATERS FILM CO. PRIBINTB The Distinguished Amerioan Actor WILLIAM FARNUM Of Th* Sign of th* Croma Fame THE REDEMPTION OF DAVID CARSON In 4 Parts. A story...  (183 words)
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  • THE WAR. [Articles]
    THE WAR. POSITION IN FRANCE. Holding the Germans Firmly. ALLIED WAR PLANS. Decisions of the Paris Conference. Rbi-tbr's Telegrams. London, March 2*, 11.36 p.m. Our artillery is effectively replying to the enemy's tire. Prisoners now amount to five officers and 195 others. Today there was artillery and trench mortar activity...  (1699 words)
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  • STRAITS COLONIAL SECRETARY. [Articles]
    STRAITS COLONIAL SECRETARY. Rbotsb's Tblboram. London, March 28, 10.10 p.m. Mr. F. S. James. C.M.O. administrator of Nigeria is gazetted Colonial Secretary of the Straits Settlements.  (26 words)
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  • THE AURORA. [Articles]
    THE AURORA. Rbctbb's Tbliobam. London. March 29. Wellington The Aurora has sent a wire leas message that she expects to reach New Zealand on Friday.  (25 words)
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  • OBITUARY. [Articles]
    OBITUARY. RSCTIB'S TeLBOBaM. London. March 29, 4.5 p.m. Tbe death is announced of the Master of Balliol and of Mr. W. Delany, M. P.  (24 words)
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  • SMALL-POX IN PENANG. [Articles]
    SMALL-POX IN PENANG. (From Ocb Own Cokbispondiht.) Penang, March 39. At a meeting of the Municipal Commission, the President reported that since tbe oatbreak there had been NT oases of small -pox and 90 of chicken-pox. There has been no fresh cases in the last four days. Nine deaths had...  (100 words)
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  • Big Snow Storm. [Articles]
    Big Snow Storm. GREAT DAMAGE REPORTED IN BRITAIN. Kbuter's Tbleqrah. London, March 29, 1.45 p.m. A blizzard in the United Kingdom bas done muoh damage. There has been a combination of snow and wind of unprecedented character. It will be days before tbe full effects of tho blizzard are known...  (207 words)
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  • SELANGOR CHAMBER OF COMMERCE. [Articles]
    SELANGOR CHAMBER OF COMMERCE. (From Ocr Own Correspondent.) Kuala Lumpur, March 29. The Selangnr Chinese Chamber of Commerce met in annual meeting, Mr. Yap Loong Hin. presiding. He said that tbe year was satisfactory, as Chinese business would show, at tbe beginning of 1915. But it improved in sympathy with...  (122 words)
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  • IPOH GOLF CLUB. [Articles]
    IPOH GOLF CLUB. (From Ocr Own Correspondent.) Ipob, March 38. Presiding last evening at the annual meeting of the Ipob Oolf Club Mr. H. Hill said that considering the number of members who had proceeded to the front and the large number of others engaged in local military duties the...  (110 words)
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  • Y.W.C.A. [Articles]
    Y.W.C.A. Departure of Miss Radford On Leave. A large number of members and friends met together at Borneo Wharf yesterday to bid farewell to Miss Kadford as she sailed on the Hirano Mara on her well-earned fur lough, Miss Kadford writes a correspondent, had made for herself a very warm...  (299 words)
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  • Untitled [Articles]
    Sergt. A. F. Orimble, of the 10th Yorkshires, a Shanghai man, has been recommended for the D.C.M. for gallant conduct and good work near Armentieres on December 1, 1915. Sergt. Orimble, who was formerly a very popular member of the S.M. Police, was wounded on tbe date in question and...  (56 words)
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  • SHELLABEARS ENGLISH-MALAY DICTIONARY. [Articles]
    SHELLABEARS ENGLISH-MALAY DICTIONARY. There are few thing* more tantalising to a reviewer than a dictionary. To read it through would be more than the patienoe of Job could face with equanimity and the process of sampling may not be quite fair. All we can say about the New English-Malay Dictionary...  (1126 words)
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  • MAJOR ST. CLAIR'S DEPARTURE. [Articles]
    MAJOR ST. CLAIR'S DEPARTURE. Honoured by the Volunteer Artillery. When saying farewell, aboard of tho P. and O. mail steamer Novara tHs morning, Major W. G. St. Clair admitted to a colleague that it was one of the greatest surprises of his life to find he was honoured by a...  (928 words)
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    The funeral of Mr. J M. Barclay, assistant to Mossrs. Brown, Phillips and Stewart, took place to the Western Hoad Cemetery, Penang, on Monday afternoon, among these present being M< sHrs. D. A. M. Brown. H. I. Phillips, E. D. Hawthorne, E. It. Henderson, and A. Kerdyk. The cefemonien at...  (71 words)
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  • Bukit Kepong. [Articles]
    Bukit Kepong. CALL OF 15 CENTS. A SHARE NECESSARY. A Twenty Per Cent. Dividend. Tbe third annual general meeting of the shareholder* in tbe Hukit Kepong Kabber Estate, Ltd., wax held on Saturday, at the registered offices of the company, No. 1, Ktubanknicut, Kuala Lumpur, reports the Malay Mail. The...  (1466 words)
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  • SINGAPORE RUBBER AUCTION. [Articles]
    SINGAPORE RUBBER AUCTION. Keen Demand and Improved Prices. The Singapore Chamber of Commerce Rubber Association's '236 th auction was held on March 29, when there were offered for sale piculs 6.732.04 or 897,605 lbs. (tons 400.71). Prices realised: Tbe next auction will be held on Wednes day, April 5, 1916....  (445 words)
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    Heer Idenburg, tliu retiring Uo\ernorUeneral oi Netherlands India, has been appointed (irand Cross of the Order of the N< thcilau is LioD.  (22 words)
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  • Correspondence. [Articles]
    Correspondence. [The Straits Times is not responsible (or the opinions of its correspondents. Java. To the Editor of the Straits Times. Sir, In your leader of yesterday there is one paragraph which needs amending. You write The British took Java from the Dutch,' 1 referring to the occupation of 1811...  (308 words)
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  • HOSTILE FIRMS IN INDIA. [Articles]
    HOSTILE FIRMS IN INDIA. Calcutta European Association Meeting. The thirty-second annual meeting of the European Association was held at Calcutta on March 14. Mr. G. C. Godfrey, President of tbe Association, occupied the chair. In tbe course of a lengthy speech, the President, after making an appeal for more members,...  (497 words)
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  • SINGAPORE VOLUNTEER CORPS. [Articles]
    SINGAPORE VOLUNTEER CORPS. Programme of drills, etc., for week ending, Friday, March 31 Thursday, March 80. 5.15 p.m. Bras Basah Road Malay Co. Drill Hall S.V.C. Band. Friday, Mahch 81. 5.18 p.m. Drill Hall S.V.A. n ,i Maxim Co* i, Chinese Co. Bras Basah Road Malay Co. a Drill Hall...  (60 words)
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    The Sarawak Gazette, of March IT, says We understand that Mr. J. C. Moalton, who at the commencement of the war rejoined his regiment, the 4th Wilts, and went to India, is to be shortly transferred to Singapore. It is also rumoured that Mr. Moalton's services, while in Singapore, may...  (95 words)
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    • L.L.T.C. TOURNAMENT. [Articles]
      L.L.T.C. TOURNAMENT. There will be no play today in the Ladies' Lawn Tennis Club tournament. To-morrow's Ties. LAUIIS' Dol'llLKS. Mrs. Waco and Miss Basevi, rec. 15 v. Mrs. Wreford and Miss Kerr, rec. 15.2. Mrs. Brooke and Miss labor, rec. 15 v. Mrs. Logan and Mrs. Braddell, rec. 15.4. Mrs....  (122 words)
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    • Billiards. [Articles]
      Billiards. The result of last night's play in tbe Adelpbi billiard tournament was:— A. Lewis owe 150, 250, D. S. Ferroa scr. 212. Ties for to-night are A. Van Renesse owe 90 v. W. A. Aeria owe 90 A. T. Spencer rec. 48, v. F. Beech owe 45.  (48 words)
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  • THE RIGHT TO SEARCH. [Articles]
    THE RIGHT TO SEARCH. Statements by Japanese Foreign Office. We published tbe other day an account of the searching, by British warships, of Japanese vessels. Regarding this the following interesting statement comes from Tokyo, under date March 16 The official statements made by the Foreign Office with regard to the...  (468 words)
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  • Escot Rubber Estates. [Articles]
    Escot Rubber Estates. The report of tbe Escot Rubber Estates, Limited, states that the rubber crop harvested for the season under review was 119,261 lbs. Loss in weight during transit to London reduoed this to 118,46* lbs., against an essimate of 116,000 lbs. The crop realised an average gross price...  (276 words)
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    On January 81, at the Court House, Miri, the marriage of Mr. F. H. Kortright, of the Sarawak Civil Service, and Mist Kathleen Ina Watson, only (laughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Watson of Miri, was solemnised by the Rev. C. Swinnertoo, M.A., of Jusselton.  (45 words)
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  • Page 8 Advertisements

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      PUBLIC NOTICE PARAGRAPH. Latest advertisements of the day appear on page B. Tbe Girl Detective appears again at tbe Palladium tonight and, we hear, is cleverer than ever. The Tattooed Hand is one of the moat gripping chapters in this great serial. There is also a fine production, Hearts of...  (103 words)
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      BAFFLES HOTEL Special Dinner On Saturday, April 1. Cinema Show and Dancing AFTER DINNER ADELPHI HOTEL EVERY EVENING DURING DINNER OUR MANILA BAND WILL PLAY. SEA VIEW HOTEL SPECIAL N0 CINEMA DINNER SHOW Saturday, April 1. Music by the Sea Dinner on Lawn View Orchestra by the Sea. Pictures supplied...  (304 words)
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      White Glazed Tiles. For lining the walls of LATEX COAGULATING TANKS. We hold a large stock of all the necessary parts, specially imported for this purpose. Full particulars and prices may be had on application to UNITED ENGINEERS, LIMITED Damar Road, Singapore. Branches at Bangkok, Ipoh, Penang, Seremban, Malacca and...  (71 words)
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      STEAMER SAILINGS. INDOCHINA tnm NIV CO. LTD. (Incorporated in England). DlMOt Sarvioe to Japan via Hong kong Shanghai, and to Caloutt* via Penang, from Singapore Taking oargo on throng!) Bills of Lvln for Canton, Maoao, S« stow Amoy, Ci>b?cc, Tientsin, Nowohwang, Yan^teze Ports r>■ moea. the Philippine?, stc., etc., etc...  (566 words)
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      JULIAN FRANKEL FURNITURE CO. OF ORCHARD ROAD. Establishkd 1911 Young but Progressive. LARGEST IMPOKTERS OK xNf^^^w cd* c^ d s» Pertaining to the Furniture Trade in the City. WE ARB H.-T SIMI LV RMM WITH CORRECT GOODS PURCHASED AT CORRECT PRICES. Convince yoareelf VISIT Yours faithfully, JULIAN FRANKEL FURNITURE CO....  (274 words)
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      I War or Peace. Famine or Plenty. Life Insurance is worth 100 cents on the dollar, i WHAT OTHER PROPERTY IS? THE GREAT EASTERN LIFE ASSURANCE COMPANY, UMITED. (Incorporated in Straits Settlements) HEAD OFFIOBi Wmohsitsr House, Singapore. LONDON OFFIOBi 32. Old Jewry. E.C. The Company ban A 30.000 deposited with...  (556 words)
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      INSURANCE. HJARDIAN ABBURANCE OOMPANY. LIMITED. LONOOk (Incorporated in Enoland). Subscribed Capital 42,000.000 Total Invested Funds. 46,360,000 Annual Inoome 41,100,000 Tbe undersigned, Agents for the above Company, ate prepared to aooept fire and Earthquake risks for short periods of ten days as longer periods at onrrent rates to be named on...  (387 words)
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      BANKING. HONGKONG AND SHANGHAI BANKING CORPORATION. (Incorporated in Honokono). PAID-UP CAPITAL 116,000,000 RBSBRVB FCNDS Sterling 41,600,000 at I/- 116.000,000 Silver 118,000,000 188,000,000 Reserve Liability of Proprietors t16,000,000 COURT OF DIREOTOfM. W. L. Pattenden, Bsq Chairman. 8. H. Dodwell, Esq., Deputy Chairman. G. T. M. Bdkins, Esq. Hon. Mr. D. Landale....  (489 words)
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      BANKING. CHARTERED BANK OF INDIA. AUSTRALIA AND CHINA. INCORPORATED IN ENGLAND BY ROYAL CHARTER Paid up Capital in 60,000 Shares of 420 each M 41,100,000 Reserve Fund £1,800,000 Reserve Liability of Proprietors... 41.300,000 BANKERS The Bank of England, The London City and Midland Bank, Ltd., The London County and Westminster...  (507 words)
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      INSURANCE. POLICY PROTECTION The Shanghai Life Inmranoo Co.. Ltd., is incorporated undir Hangkong Ordinances; has oomplied with tbe Life As<<uran c Companios Act, 1900 (Great Britain) and depoaited with the Supreme Court of Judicature (England) .£20,000, wbich i» invested in interest-bearing Trusteo Securities; has complied with the Indian Life Asauranoe...  (967 words)
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  • THE MOTORING WORLD. [Articles]
    THE MOTORING WORLD. NOTES AND COMMENTS ON CURRENT TOPICS. Women Drivers. We (the Commercial Motor) do not count ourselves amongst those wbo proclaim patriotism to be the magnet which draws a man or a woman wbo has been out of employment for a considerable period to place himself or herself...  (1010 words)
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    Early on the morning of the 19th inst.. the rice mill rented out to the Yihaw Teck Lee in Klong Bang Luang, Bangkok, was oom plfctely destroyed by fire. The mill originally belonged to Heb Cbu, and then passed into the control ot Phra Sopbon Petcharat, (torn whom the Ministry...  (108 words)
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      The happiest man at the present moment Is the man who placed his order for a FORD and has now got delivery. Place yours now and be made happy when next shipment arrives. WEARNE BROS., LTD., Sola Agents for the F.M.S. and 5.«., SINGAPORE. KUALA LUMPUR. IPOH AND PENANG. "BRUNOLINUM"...  (107 words)
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      Motorist: "Suit me? I should think so!- as none other can." DUPIRE BROS, Singapore. The Motor Car for the Million. The Argo Car is the first to combiiu «•<-,*/ iritli utility and beauty. It is a .sturdy Mr, The Arno is the entinl car in tlie Inr- t J standard...  (170 words)
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      INSURANCE OF PRIVATELY OWNED MOTOR CARS N <f LIMITED. SPECIAL ADVANTAGES SOLE AGENTS: Adamson, Gilfillan &Co., Ltd.. (Inco»l"iratii> m England) IMPORT DEPARTMENT, SINGAPORE. PENANG and MALACCA. 11l M—ll I "1 TrTTTTin— SITUATIONS VACANT. WANTBD, JUNIOR SHORTHAND TYPIST. Apply Offioe, John Little and Co Ltd. (incorporated in England). '28 8 v...  (552 words)
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      MISCELLANEOUS. WANTED to buy. a second hand 2{ h.p. New Hudson Motor Cycle. State lowest cash price. Apply L. T. S., c/o Straits Times. 27 B—l-4 WANTED TO RENT. OODOWN with frontage on Singapore River, area approximately 12,000 mi. ftet. Apply to Box No. 255, Straits Times. 17-B— u WANTED...  (503 words)
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      HOUBEB TO LET TO LBT, Rooms at Zetland House, Armenian Street. Apply Stephens Paul* Co. l<-l-u TO LET, No. 7*B, Institution Hill. Apply to Lee Cheng Van k Co.. 10, Malacca 3treet. a-6— a TO LET. 8, Chancery Lane, 8 bedrooms, stabling and tennis court. Apply Ching Keng Lee k...  (648 words)
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      SOO SWEE SUNG BRANCH DRUG STORE. 490. North Bridge Road. Singapore. To anyone purchasing goods from March 75 to April 9, to the value of thirty cents or upwards, a souvenir will bo presented. 24 B—Bo 8 NOTICE. How to solve servants difficulties such as cooks, boys, amahs, ayahs, gardeners,...  (669 words)
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      GUAN KIAT CO.. 87, Philip Btbrbt. Telephone Nos. 1174, 1178, 1288. (Private 1460 and 1078). Ship Chandlers, Hardware Dealers, Government and Municipal Contractors. General Importers and Exporters, Estate, Rice and Saw Mill Suppliers. PRICE IS ALWAYS A STRONG ATTRACTION FOR CUSTOMERS. WE KNOW HOW TO COMBINE QUALITY AND FRM QUALITY...  (244 words)
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      HI SHIPMENT OF COAGULATING PANS Just arrived Sizes 18" X 9" x 4" 18" X 9" x I,* 15" X 10" X 4" Special Quality. Prioes Reasonable KIAM KIAT&Co, 108 ft 109. Market Street. Telephone No. 431. 1-7 80-6-16 To ADVERTISERS As requests to make alterations advertisements, such as changes...  (460 words)
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      Straits V)imes. Telephones. Editorial and Gonural 70 Manager's Oftico 26'J Job Printing Department 848 All communications relating to editorial matters and news should be addressed to THE EDITOR. AH; communications relating to business matters advertisements, subscriptions, accounts, printing, etc. Rhould bo addressed to THE MANAGER. ADVERTISEMENT RATES.— Miscellaneous wants of...  (342 words)
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